Africa

Posted by in News on April 14, 2020

Guidance Notes on Prevention Violence Against Women during the COVID-19.

Raising Voices developed series of Guidance notes on Preventing Violence Against Women during the COVID-19. The 5 Guidance notes focus on…

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Posted by in News on March 19, 2020

I am Generation Equality: Tina Musuya, feminist and advocate for ending gender-based violence.

Tina Musuya, Feminist and Executive Director Uganda’s Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP) and an advocate for ending gender-based violence…

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Posted by in News on February 10, 2020

Re-Prioritizing Violence Against Women in Sierra Leone.

Fatou writes about the need for Feminist work to politicize and bring to the frontal lobe of global policy the…

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Posted by in News on December 9, 2019

Beyond Nigeria’s Untouchable Sexual Predators: Imagining Safe Workspaces for Women

As part of our 16 Days of Activism this year, as the GBV Prevention Network, we have published an article…

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Posted by in News on November 18, 2019

Building Feminist Momentum to Prevent VAW in Africa.

“Feminist leadership, coupled with strengthened investments in programming and policy have shifted the discourse from violence as inevitable to preventable.…

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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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