Women’s Rights

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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Posted by in News on June 5, 2019

Kenya’s President Vows to Push for More Women in Power and End FGM

Kenya – Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta promised to push for more women in power, keep all girls in school, tackle…

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Posted by in News on May 8, 2019

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) is Seeking Applications for its Stopping Abuse and Female Exploitation (SAFE) Programme

The main objective of the programme is to reduce gender-based violence in Zimbabwe by: Preventing and responding to violence against…

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Posted by in 16 Days, News on April 15, 2019

Call for applications: 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence and World Aids Day

To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based violence this year, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is…

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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 March 18, 2019

South Africa: SA Human Rights Lawyer to Receive French Award for Work On Gender-Based Violence

South African human rights lawyer Bonita Meyersfeld will be appointed a Knight of the National Order of Merit by France…

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Posted by in News on March 11, 2019

The Future Women Want: Free of Violence

Uganda: Bakera excelled in school. As a girl who grew up in a rural, poor community, she had, against all…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 26, 2019

Call for Applications: 2019 Mama Cash Grant Program

Grant: Applications are open for 2019 Mama Cash Grant program to support women, girls, trans people and intersex people who fight for their…

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Posted by in News on February 11, 2019

Uganda: ‘Curvy’ Tourism Campaign Rattles Feminists

Uganda is on the hunt to find the next Miss Curvy, as part of a new beauty pageant to attract…

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