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Posted by in Announcements, News on April 8, 2019

Call for Information and Materials: Understanding and Measuring the Effectiveness of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Risk Mitigation in Emergencies

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) and UNICEF are conducting a research project focused on better understanding the outcomes of GBV…

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Posted by in News on April 5, 2019

OAK Foundation Grant: Issues Affecting Women Programme

The OAK Foundation is seeking applications for its Issues Affecting Women Programme with an aim to contribute to a world…

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Posted by in News on March 25, 2019

Africa: UN Discloses Rise in Sex Abuse Cases, Ascribes It to Better Reporting

UN: There was a significant rise in reports of sexual exploitation and abuse involving United Nations staff and affiliates last…

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Posted by in News on March 18, 2019

South Africa: SA Human Rights Lawyer to Receive French Award for Work On Gender-Based Violence

South African human rights lawyer Bonita Meyersfeld will be appointed a Knight of the National Order of Merit by France…

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Posted by in News on March 11, 2019

The Future Women Want: Free of Violence

Uganda: Bakera excelled in school. As a girl who grew up in a rural, poor community, she had, against all…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 26, 2019

Call for Applications: 2019 Mama Cash Grant Program

Grant: Applications are open for 2019 Mama Cash Grant program to support women, girls, trans people and intersex people who fight for their…

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Posted by in News on February 11, 2019

Uganda: ‘Curvy’ Tourism Campaign Rattles Feminists

Uganda is on the hunt to find the next Miss Curvy, as part of a new beauty pageant to attract…

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Posted by in News on February 11, 2019

Sierra Leone Declares National Rape Emergency

President Julius Bio has upped the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 5, 2019

Technology-facilitated gender-based violence: Disrupting its impact on our public & private lives

Webinar: Technology-facilitated gender-based violence (GBV) is a global phenomenon that comprises a spectrum of behaviors, including stalking, bullying, sexual harassment,…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on January 28, 2019

Vacancy: Senior Human Resource and Administration Officer

Vacancy: Senior Human Resource and Administration Officer Raising Voices (www.raisingvoices.org) is a Uganda-based NGO working to prevent violence against children…