Sexual Violence

Posted by in News on July 10, 2017

Ending Rape and Sexual Violence Impunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC Congo: Recurrent fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will always negate efforts made in the fight against…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media, Upcoming Events on May 19, 2017

“Leading with Values” Social Media Campaign – May 22nd -26th,2017

Social Media Campaign: The GBV Prevention Network will hold a social media campaign from May 22nd – 26th, 2017 focusing…

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Posted by in News on October 17, 2016

Powerful Photo Collages Tell the Devastating Stories of Teen Mothers in Senegal

Senegal: A new photo series is shedding light on gender inequality around the world by focusing on the harrowing stories…

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Posted by in News on August 16, 2016

Woman Speaks About Sexual Abuse By Stepdad

Namibia: At the tender age of two, Lucy Witts was sexually molested by her Serbian-born stepfather Dragan Vujicin. Opening up…

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Posted by in News on June 27, 2016

Fight against Female Circumcision Intensifies in Ebonyi

Nigeria: Students in all the secondary schools in Ebonyi state  have joined hands to fight the “barbaric” culture of female genital…

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Posted by in News on June 14, 2016

Pregnant Women Face Violence

Tanzania: An Interdisciplinary research project has come out with preliminary findings that in Northern Tanzania one in every three women…

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Posted by in News on April 4, 2016

Addressing Cultural Values, Solution to Sexual Assault – Inspector-General

Nigeria: The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has called on all stakeholders to take proactive measures to address cultural…

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Posted by in News on February 17, 2016

Gambia: On Domestic Violence – the Need for Positive Change

Gambia: We are proud of The Gambia’s record in women’s empowerment and the progress registered by our sisters and mothers…

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Posted by in News on September 9, 2015

Only Rape Survivors Can Truly Understand What Other Victims Have Gone Through

Kenya: A compelling story of a rape survivor and how she turned this experience to help Kenyan women. She spent years…

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Posted by in News on September 7, 2015

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Bans Documentary On Rape By Militia, Army

Congo: The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Thursday banned a documentary on a gynaecologist helping women raped…

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