Women and Girls

Posted by in Announcements, News on February 28, 2017

Call for Applications – Sister to Sister

Call for Applications: The GBV Prevention Network is calling for members interested in enriching their violence against women prevention skills…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 20, 2017

Landmark Bill On Marriage Age Passed

The Malawi Parliament on Tuesday passed a landmark bill to amend the Constitution and harmonise the age of a child…

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Posted by in News on February 6, 2017

We Need Strategies to Safeguard Schoolgirls

Tanzania: Action Plan, a non-governmental organisation, has come up with a project aimed at safeguarding the welfare of schoolgirls in…

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Posted by in 16 Days, Gender and Education, News, Social Media on December 12, 2016

Shuffling Paedophiles is not the answer to making Education Safe for all Girls

Africa: “He did it in a classroom, the staff room and in his house”. 12-year-old Mary and 13-year-old Mercy (not…

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Posted by in 16 Days, Announcements, News on November 9, 2016

16 Days of Activism Campaign Count Down is on!

Theme: Break the Silence, Break the Barriers! How Will You Make Education Safe for Girls? 16 Days of Activism: This…

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Posted by in News on November 11, 2015

Prevent Violence Against Women

UN WOMEN: A staggering one in three women have experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime—a pandemic of global…

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Posted by in Uncategorized on August 26, 2015

We need to transform societies to end violence; not reinforce male privilege

Global: Evidence is clear that, although an important part of the puzzle, engaging men and boys is not the silver…

Posted by in News on January 28, 2015

Ethiopia’s women vow to turn tide of violence, rape and murder

Ethiopia: The low social status of Ethiopian women lies at the root of violence against them and the tragic cases…

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Posted by in News on December 5, 2014

Tanzania sees surge in girls reporting rape and kidnapping

Tanzania: A surge in reports of rape, torture and kidnapping of girls in Tanzania shows that the introduction of specialist…

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Posted by in News on September 19, 2014

Teenage girls in southern Malawi reject ‘sexual cleansing’

Memory Banda beat the odds. In Malawi, five out of every 10 girls marry before the age of 18. Her…

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