Women’s Rights

Posted by in News on October 2, 2019

Abahlali’s Heritage Day rally condemns violence.

Abahlali BaseMjondolo is a shack dwellers movement in South Africa that now organises in five provinces. They held their Heritage…

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Posted by in News on September 25, 2019

Nigeria Must Mind The Wide Gap

All over the world, gender inequality has been analyzed as one of the major causes of poverty for women. In…

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Posted by in News on September 18, 2019

Make the Women’s Vote Count.

According to Electoral institute for Sustainable Democracy data, more than 15 African countries will be holding elections this year.  Both…

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Posted by in News on September 11, 2019

The Place of Men In Women’s Rights? Accountability Must Be on The Table

Women’s rights movements and social justice movements have long challenged globalized patriarchal power structures. Over time there’s been progress and…

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Posted by in News on September 4, 2019

Call for Proposals: SVRI and World Bank Group Development Marketplace Award for Innovation in the Prevention and Response of Gender Based Violence 2020.

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and the World Bank Group (WBG) are seeking applications for innovative research and interventions…

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Posted by in News on August 26, 2019

Preventing Violence Against Women: A Primer for African Women’s Organizations

The primer on VAW Prevention was launched on August 19th 2019 in a Convening hosted by AWDF in Accra. The…

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Posted by in News on July 24, 2019

From where I stand: “Girls need to believe in themselves”

Wilma Riziki Kazunguis, 23, is a member of Moving the Goalposts, a community-based organization in Kilifi, a coastal town of…

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Posted by in News on July 17, 2019

Only 1% of Gender Equality Funding is Going to Women’s Organisations – Why?

There’s been a $1bn boost in support in the last two years, but only tiny pots of money are trickling…

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Posted by in News, Social Media on June 24, 2019

Emotional Burden in the Rights Struggle; Self-care Not Optional But a Priority

In 2011, I visited Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. That was before all the world attention,…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on June 17, 2019

Self and collective care social media campaign – June 18th – 20th, 2019.

The GBV Prevention Network is excited for the Self and Collective Care social media campaign happening from June 18th – 20th,…

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