Empowering Women

Posted by in News on October 8, 2018

Congo-Kinshasa: Mukwege – ‘Do Not Treat Sexual Violence As Taboo’

If all men would act and think like Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege, it would be a better world. DW’s Susanne…

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Posted by in News on September 17, 2018

South Africa: Gender-Based Violence – Mabuza Says ‘Men Must Change’

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on South African men to change to stop the scourge of gender-based violence in…

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Posted by in News on September 4, 2018

Call for Funding: Taking a Local Perspective on Measuring the Impact of GBV Programmes in Emergencies

Elrha is seeking to support up to five Consortia with grants of up to £50,000 each. Our aim is to generate new contextual perspectives and…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on August 17, 2018

Donors want Data and Rapid Scaling. It’s Stifling Innovation in the Aid Sector

Despite an influx of funding to prevent violence against women and children over the last decade, the field has reached…

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Posted by in News, Social Media on July 9, 2018

Twitter Chat on Solidarity with Feminist Goddiva Akullo

The GBV Prevention Network run a #SolidarityWins for Stronger VAW Prevention Movements social media campaign. The campaign engaged activists to strive…

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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 18, 2018

Me Too didn’t start with a hashtag – Hakima Abbas’ remarks at EDD 2018

AWID: Women and girls are speaking out loudly and visibly against violence, harassment, and abuse — from the #MeToo movement…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on May 7, 2018

Call for applications: 2018 Feminist Review Trust Fund Round 3

The Feminist Review Trust is seeking applications from eligible entities for the 3rd round of its 2018 grant program that…

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Posted by in News on May 2, 2018

Tanzania: ‘No Time to Waste’ in Ending FGM

Tanzania: MORE than 200 million women around the world have experienced some kind of female genital mutilation (FGM) and more…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on April 10, 2018

Time to Connect the Dots: #MeToo in the Global Workplace

Since its explosion onto the social media landscape at the end of 2017, the #metoo movement has continued to gain global traction.…

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