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Posted by in Announcements, News on April 8, 2019

Call for Information and Materials: Understanding and Measuring the Effectiveness of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Risk Mitigation in Emergencies

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) and UNICEF are conducting a research project focused on better understanding the outcomes of GBV…

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Posted by in News on April 5, 2019

OAK Foundation Grant: Issues Affecting Women Programme

The OAK Foundation is seeking applications for its Issues Affecting Women Programme with an aim to contribute to a world…

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Posted by in News on March 25, 2019

Africa: UN Discloses Rise in Sex Abuse Cases, Ascribes It to Better Reporting

UN: There was a significant rise in reports of sexual exploitation and abuse involving United Nations staff and affiliates last…

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Posted by in Announcements on March 5, 2019

Kenya: New Kind of Sexual Harassment Young Women and Girls Are Battling

Kenya: Most women have experienced sexual harassment or even encountered sexual jokes from those around them. A recent survey released…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 5, 2019

Technology-facilitated gender-based violence: Disrupting its impact on our public & private lives

Webinar: Technology-facilitated gender-based violence (GBV) is a global phenomenon that comprises a spectrum of behaviors, including stalking, bullying, sexual harassment,…

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Posted by in News on November 12, 2018

Seychelles: Shelter for Women Victims of Violence Opens in Seychelles

The only shelter for women of gender-based violence has opened in Seychelles, a hidden refuge against dangerous situations. The EU-funded…

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Posted by in News on October 19, 2018

South Africa: With Sexism Alive and Well in SA Media, Cyber Bullying Is the New Trend to Watch

The Glass Ceilings 2018 findings show the challenge today is not about the numbers game, with almost equal numbers of…

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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 News on January 15, 2018

Can women’s economic empowerment drive gender-based violence?

Women’s economic empowerment is often touted as the magic bullet — one that can respond to and mitigate violence by…

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Posted by in Announcements on November 29, 2017

Consultancy to develop COFEM’s Feminist Pocketbook

Consultancy: The Coalition of Feminists for Social Change (COFEM) is an advocacy collective of thought leaders, activists, practitioners and academics…

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