• 16 Days Campaign 2015 – Video

    10 December, Human Rights Day, marks the end of the 16 Days Against Gender Based Violence (GBV) Campaign. Our contributors took us on a journey where we learned that, while women around the world, regardless of their social status, profession or age suffer from GBV, there is hope. We...
  • Demand Dignity

    Peace in the world starts with peace at home. The foundation of world peace is based on dynamics of interpersonal relationships. The interpersonal relationships’ ground is mainly shaped within the family unit and the culture of a traditionally defined family – which is still the majority in the world-...
  • 7 Things You Can Do to Stop Online VAW

    Isis Anchalee is a platform engineer. Earlier this year she was asked by her company, together with other employees, to post for a recruitment ad. The backlash her photo received was disturbing; the ad was thought not to be real because Isis does not fit the image of how...
  • Young Women and the City

    In Romania, a woman suffers physical violence every 30 seconds and every 4 hours a woman is raped! Regarding street harassment, there is no statistical data, although this is a daily and pervasive experience for women and girls in the cities of Romania. Moreover, according to a 2015 Study...
  • Redemption of a GBV Survivor

    Community Advocacy against Gender Based Violence is Foundation for Integrated Rural Development strongest niche to ensure that the post conflict communities in northern Uganda are trained, empowered to become community agents and advocates against GBV in the communities where they hail to ensure that peace prevails in these communities...
  • A Woman’s Journey to Parliament in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe is a beautiful country whose legacy has been messed up by a bad politics whose “democracy” is deeply embedded in one man holding onto power for over three decades. Besides this, we seem to be a friendly, resilient and happy lot. The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education...
  • Positive Female Role Models in Children’s Literature

    Are the words our children and young people hear and read and the connotations of their use really significant to their development of self-concept, self-image, self-belief and aspirations? We know that literacy is a key enabler for obtaining better life chances, such as education, job opportunities, and understanding of...
  • The Reality Of Work For Women

    Women in the workplace. What image comes to mind, or perhaps, what image comes to Google? Is it a picture of women in a suit, portrayed against a clean white background? Perhaps this woman may be holding a clipboard, be seated in front of a computer or perhaps be...
  • 4Rs to End Street Harassment of Women

    How many times does a woman get harassed on the street waking home, or in her school or in a bus or train? How many times does she get cat called just by passing a construction site, even if it is in the center of the city? How many...
  • GBV and Women with Disabilities

    Persons with disabilities worldwide make up around 14% of the population according to the 2012 World Health Organization (WHO) report. Higher rates (18%) are reported for lower income countries and lower rates (around 11%) for higher income countries. Women tend to represent higher proportions mainly due to their longevity...
  • Your Voice, Your Weapon

    The events of the night of my assault to date still re play very clearly in my mind, how the man touched me, how he pushed me into the bushes, how he wreaked of alcohol and cigarette smoke, how dry and dirty my mouth felt as he forced his...
  • Why Education Is A Powerful Tool For HIV Prevention

    HIV is sexist. According to an Education For All report, 60% of young people living with the disease are women; in sub Saharan Africa the figure rises to 71%. Simultaneously, the health benefits of educating girls becomes more and more obvious. As Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi A. Annan,...
  • World AIDS Day Campaign 2015 – Video

    In the last two weeks we asked you to join our World AIDS Day Campaign to show you care about ‪getting to zero‬ by 2030 new HIV infections, discrimination and AIDS-related deaths and asking governments and institutions to‪ keep the promise‬ they made during the last September Sustainable Development Summit....
  • AIDS Fact Sheet 2015 - Words in the Bucket

    AIDS Fact Sheet 2015

    People living with HIV accessing antiretroviral therapy As of March 2015, 15 million people living with HIV were accessing antiretroviral therapy, up from 13.6 million in June 2014. – 41% of all adults living with HIV were accessing treatment in 2014, up from 23% in 2010. –...
  • A Real Engagement of Men Is Possible

    Is a real engagement of men possible in order to transform gender relations and eradicate violence against women? The patriarchal constructions of manhood have been based in how a society expects men to behave and to prove they are “real men”. These attitudes are reinforced by notions of masculinity...
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