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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 8, 2018

Call for Applications – Sister to Sister

Call for Applications: The GBV Prevention Network is calling for members interested in enriching their violence against women prevention skills…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 5, 2018

Call for Papers: Exploring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Inequities within Countries

Call for papers: The journal of Reproductive Health Matters invites submissions that explore inequities in relation to sexual and reproductive…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on January 29, 2018

Critical Reflections on the Family in the Context of Violence against Women

Webinar: Access the discussions from the Webinar on “Reflections on the Family in the Context of Violence against Women” by SVRI and…

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Posted by in News on January 23, 2018

South Africa: Forced Abortions – a New Frontier in the War On Women’s Bodies?

South Africa: Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the…

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Posted by in News on January 15, 2018

Can women’s economic empowerment drive gender-based violence?

Women’s economic empowerment is often touted as the magic bullet — one that can respond to and mitigate violence by…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Upcoming Events on January 11, 2018

Webinar: Critical Reflections on the Family in the Context of Violence against Women

The SVRI, University of South Australia, and Raising Voices invites you to join this interactive webinar to reflect on the…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on December 18, 2017

Report Finds Disturbing Gaps in Services for Sexual Violence Survivors in South Africa

South Africa — Nearly three-quarters of public health facilities in South Africa designated to provide services to survivors of sexual violence…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Resources, VAW in Emergencies and Reproductive Health on December 5, 2017

WHO launches new manual to strengthen health systems to better respond to women survivors of violence

The manual is based on the WHO clinical and policy guidelines for “Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence…

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Posted by in News on November 13, 2017

The Weinstein Effect – the Global Scourge of Sexual Harassment & Exploitation

Africa — When the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA’s) Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd, detailed an incident involving the Hollywood mogul Harvey…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media on November 6, 2017

2017 Regional 16 Days of Activism Campaign

16 Days: We are counting down to the 2017 16 days of activism campaign this month and are happy to share with…

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