Africa

Posted by in News on June 26, 2018

In Zimbabwe, Men and Boys Are Involved in Gender Equality

Zimbabwe:”If we are going to talk about gender inequality, we need to talk about masculinities, ” stated Helena Wahlström Henriksson,…

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Posted by in News on June 11, 2018

Women Demand Police Action on Alleged Kidnappings

Uganda: A group of activists marched on the Ugandan police headquarters Tuesday, protesting what they see as a lack of…

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Posted by in News on May 14, 2018

Sexual Harrassment at the Work Place

Workplaces (Government institutions, Non-governmental organizations and corporate entities) should develop sexual harassment policy and programs to protect workers. Moreover, all…

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Posted by in News, Social Media on April 5, 2018

@GBVNet Twitter Chat with Sisonke Msimang

Twitter chat: The “Shining the Feminist Light Bright” social media campaign culminated in an illuminating conversation with Sisonke Msimang, a…

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Posted by in Uncategorized on March 20, 2018

Blame the Rapist, Not the Victim

If you have ever engaged in feminist discourse you probably heard of the term “rape culture”. It was first used…

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Posted by in Announcements on February 14, 2018

Apply to become a Prevention Mentor with the Prevention Collaborative

The Prevention Collaborative is a new global initiative created to serve practitioners and social movements working to prevent violence against…

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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 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 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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