Sexual Violence

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 21, 2018

Call for papers: Sexual violence, social movements, and social media

Over the past decade, social media have facilitated practices of sexual violence (stalking, doxing, harassment, bullying, revenge porn, genocide, etc.)…

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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 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, 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 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 Gender Equity, News on December 18, 2017

Report Finds Disturbing Gaps in Services for Sexual Violence Survivors in South Africa

South Africa — Nearly three-quarters of public health facilities in South Africa designated to provide services to survivors of sexual violence…

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Posted by in Announcements, Uncategorized on December 14, 2017

2018 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Gender Bias

End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is inviting abstracts for presentations to be given at our international conference which promotes…

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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 News on October 23, 2017

Good Men Should Not Be Quiet Spectators: Is Shared Outcry Bringing an End to the Cruel Privilege of Impunity?

The pain and anger of more than a million people who tweeted #MeToo in the last week have crowded social…

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