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Posted by in News on October 30, 2019

The SVRI Forum Spotlight: Raising Voices revises SASA! Together

The SVRI Forum 2019 took place in Cape town, South Africa, from the 21st to  25th of October 2019. It…

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Posted by in News on October 21, 2019

What Will It Take to Ensure That Women’s Lives Are Valued?

Ahead of the SVRI Conference in South Africa, Members of the Coalition of Feminists for Social Change (COFEM), Global Women’s…

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Posted by in News on October 2, 2019

Abahlali’s Heritage Day rally condemns violence.

Abahlali BaseMjondolo is a shack dwellers movement in South Africa that now organises in five provinces. They held their Heritage…

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Posted by in News on September 25, 2019

Nigeria Must Mind The Wide Gap

All over the world, gender inequality has been analyzed as one of the major causes of poverty for women. In…

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Posted by in News on September 18, 2019

Let the Women Lead Us Into A Better Future

The women of South Africa have had enough, and they are ready to lead. For centuries, under British colonial rule,…

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Posted by in News on September 18, 2019

Make the Women’s Vote Count.

According to Electoral institute for Sustainable Democracy data, more than 15 African countries will be holding elections this year.  Both…

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Posted by in News on September 4, 2019

Call for Proposals: SVRI and World Bank Group Development Marketplace Award for Innovation in the Prevention and Response of Gender Based Violence 2020.

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and the World Bank Group (WBG) are seeking applications for innovative research and interventions…

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Posted by in News on September 4, 2019

Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Women And Young Girls – And Here’s Why.

A symposium on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Gender and Climate Change Resilience organized by UNFPA, the United Nations…

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Posted by in News on August 26, 2019

Preventing Violence Against Women: A Primer for African Women’s Organizations

The primer on VAW Prevention was launched on August 19th 2019 in a Convening hosted by AWDF in Accra. The…

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Posted by in News on August 26, 2019

Kampala’s Market Women Unite Against Harassment

There is a growing attention on addressing harassment at formal and informal workplaces. Several initiatives are being taken to making…

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