Women’s Rights

Posted by in Announcements on June 9, 2020

Centering women’s safety while navigating through COVID -19 Pandemic

People around the world are experiencing and witnessing a unique and challenging moment in history due to COVID-19. After its…

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Posted by in News on April 14, 2020

Guidance Notes on Prevention Violence Against Women during the COVID-19.

Raising Voices developed series of Guidance notes on Preventing Violence Against Women during the COVID-19. The 5 Guidance notes focus on…

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Posted by in News on February 10, 2020

Re-Prioritizing Violence Against Women in Sierra Leone.

Fatou writes about the need for Feminist work to politicize and bring to the frontal lobe of global policy the…

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Posted by in News on November 21, 2019

Celebrating the life of Bogaletch Gebre; The Ethiopian women’s rights activist who fought to end female genital mutilation.

Bogaletch, “the woman who began the rebellion of Ethiopian women” commonly known as Boge, dedicated her life to empowering women…

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Posted by in News on November 18, 2019

Building Feminist Momentum to Prevent VAW in Africa.

“Feminist leadership, coupled with strengthened investments in programming and policy have shifted the discourse from violence as inevitable to preventable.…

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Posted by in News on October 30, 2019

The SVRI Forum Spotlight: Raising Voices revises SASA! Together

The SVRI Forum 2019 took place in Cape town, South Africa, from the 21st to  25th of October 2019. It…

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Posted by in News on October 21, 2019

What Will It Take to Ensure That Women’s Lives Are Valued?

Ahead of the SVRI Conference in South Africa, Members of the Coalition of Feminists for Social Change (COFEM), Global Women’s…

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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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