gender based violence

  • Voices for gender justice in South Africa

    To say that gender-based violence is a problem in South Africa is an egregious understatement. The roots of the problem are woven into the country’s historical struggle to end apartheid, its ongoing economic insecurity, and the global system of patriarchy. Men who commit gender-based violence, especially men of influence,...
  • Street Harassment and Beyond

      In late April of this year (2016) thousands of Mexican women in more than 30 cities across the country took to the streets demanding a stop to violence against women and in particular to street harassment. Under the #Vivas NosQueremos (literally we want ourselves alive) motto, according to official numbers...
  • The State of Development in Papua New Guinea

    As a former economist at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, Rosa Maria Alonso i Terme has participated in the elaboration, monitoring, and evaluation of development programs and projects, and has researched and written on development issues and trends for over 20 years. She has shared her...
  • 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...
  • Lady Gaga’s ‘Till it happens to you

    If listening to Lady Gaga’s powerful voice in ‘Till it happens to you piano and violins ballad while watching the video makes the viewers unsettled, shocked or brings tears to their eyes, it is difficult to imagine how it actually feels being one of the girls and boys who...
  • Tom Paxton

    She Sits on the Table – Tom Paxton

    Thomas Richard “Tom” Paxton is one of the most famous american folk singer and songwriter. Paxton’s songs can be emotionally affective and cover a wide range of topics, from the serious and profound to the lighthearted and comical, at the same time. His extraordinary narrative skills bring the audience into stories...
  • When violence hits home: the disruptive force of Gender Based Violence

    Sebastian tells his own account of how domestic violence has become a very close issue to him. In this piece, he wants to show people that it is an issue that is much closer than we think, and that most people are not sure how to react to it,...
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