Empowering Women

Posted by in News on December 4, 2019

Job Opportunities – Join our exciting team!

Raising Voices would like you to hear from you! Raising Voices hosts the GBV Prevention Network, we work to prevent violence…

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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 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 11, 2019

The Place of Men In Women’s Rights? Accountability Must Be on The Table

Women’s rights movements and social justice movements have long challenged globalized patriarchal power structures. Over time there’s been progress and…

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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 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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Posted by in News on July 24, 2019

From where I stand: “Girls need to believe in themselves”

Wilma Riziki Kazunguis, 23, is a member of Moving the Goalposts, a community-based organization in Kilifi, a coastal town of…

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Posted by in News on July 17, 2019

Only 1% of Gender Equality Funding is Going to Women’s Organisations – Why?

There’s been a $1bn boost in support in the last two years, but only tiny pots of money are trickling…

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