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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 5, 2018

Call for Papers: Exploring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Inequities within Countries

Call for papers: The journal of Reproductive Health Matters invites submissions that explore inequities in relation to sexual and reproductive…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media on September 25, 2017

Social Media Campaign – “Activists Disrupting Injustice” from October 3rd -5th, 2017

The GBV Prevention Network will hold a social media campaign from October 3rd – 5th, 2017 dubbed “Activists Disrupting Injustice”.…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media on May 25, 2017

Fighting Violence against Women: What Happens when an Organisation Fails to Follow its Values

Article: Groups fighting violence against women must be mindful and watchful of drivers of oppression and violence within their own…

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Posted by in Human Rights Defenders, News on May 22, 2017

Hope’s song: my companion in life’s journey

On my way from Zimbabwe to Amsterdam I shared a seat with a man called Musi. He was curious about…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on May 8, 2017

Apply for ECOSOC Consultative Status for the 2017 NGO Committee

Apply! 1 June 2016 is the last day for Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for consultative status with the Economic and…

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Posted by in Gender and Education, Human Rights Defenders, News, Women Human Rights Defender on January 12, 2017

Donor Ethics and the Revolution in the Making: Understanding the Role of Wellbeing in Human Rights Funding

Wellbeing: The revolution is in the making. Thousands of people march everyday in almost every country in the world to…

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Posted by in News on October 10, 2016

Not all men commit abuse against women. But all must condemn it

VAW: The failure of men to speak out about male violence against women and girls renders us all complicit. Male…

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Posted by in News on January 30, 2015

Crowds of women rally in Cairo to denounce death of female protester

Egypt: Dozens of women have rallied in Egypt’s capital, Cairo, to denounce the killing of a female protester and blame the…

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Posted by in News on July 4, 2014

Egypt faces its first FGM trial

In a country where 90 per cent of women face FGM, villagers are rallying round the doctor who performed the…

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Posted by in News on June 7, 2014

Marriage a Barrier to ARV Treatment for Swazi Women

In a study conducted by MarxART, a project by the Swaziland National AIDS Programme (SNAP),  it has been found that distinct…

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