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Posted by in Announcements, News on September 18, 2017

Rio, Brazil: A convergence to place sexual violence, intimate partner violence, child abuse and maltreatment at the heart of resolve

SVRI 2017 Forum: South Africa | A diverse assembly of global stakeholders will engage on possible interventions to prevent and…

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Posted by in News on September 6, 2017

SASA!’s Voice Carries around the World

SASA!: Since the SASA! research study showed to be effective in Uganda, organizations from over 20 countries and 60 organizations have approached Raising…

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Posted by in News on August 7, 2017

Angolan Head of State Salutes African Women

Luanda — The Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, last Monday congratulated African women on the celebration of…

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Posted by in News on July 27, 2017

Senate to End Violence Against Women, Gender Inequality

Nigeria, Abuja: Worried by all forms of discrimination and violence against women, the Senate has waded into the ugly thriving trend,…

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Posted by in News on July 10, 2017

Ending Rape and Sexual Violence Impunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC Congo: Recurrent fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will always negate efforts made in the fight against…

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Posted by in News on July 3, 2017

CSOs Vow No Surrender in Teen Mothers Debate

Dar es Salaam — Civil society organisations (CSOs) say they will not be silenced in the current debate on whether…

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Posted by in News on June 28, 2017

Tanzania: Zanzibar to Amend Laws to Fight Gender-Based Violence

Zanzibar — Zanzibar government plans to amend some of its laws to strengthen the fight against gender-based violence (GBV) in the…

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Posted by in News on June 22, 2017

South Africa: Victory for Sexual Assault Victims

Pretoria — Victims of sexual assault offences dating back more than 20 years might now feel encouraged to report their…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on June 13, 2017

New Publication: Revising the Script: Taking Community Mobilization to Scale for Gender Equality

This exploratory study by International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Raising Voices aims to inform the nascent conversation…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media on May 29, 2017

Living Out Our Values

In an analysis of gender based violence, Paula Akugizibwe shows how through actions or inactions, society is either reinforcing, or…

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