Women’s Rights

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, News, Upcoming Events on January 11, 2018

Webinar: Critical Reflections on the Family in the Context of Violence against Women

The SVRI, University of South Australia, and Raising Voices invites you to join this interactive webinar to reflect on the…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on December 18, 2017

Report Finds Disturbing Gaps in Services for Sexual Violence Survivors in South Africa

South Africa — Nearly three-quarters of public health facilities in South Africa designated to provide services to survivors of sexual violence…

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Posted by in News on November 13, 2017

The Weinstein Effect – the Global Scourge of Sexual Harassment & Exploitation

Africa — When the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA’s) Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd, detailed an incident involving the Hollywood mogul Harvey…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media on November 6, 2017

2017 Regional 16 Days of Activism Campaign

16 Days: We are counting down to the 2017 16 days of activism campaign this month and are happy to share with…

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Posted by in News on October 16, 2017

Consultancy – Researchers for GBV project design, monitoring and evaluation

Consultancy: UNDP is seeking individuals with VAW project design and evaluation experienced to support an exciting new global project focused…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media on October 5, 2017

Embracing Diversity for Revolutionary Activism

“you can’t effectively resist domination when you’re all messed up” Bell Hooks One thing I have learnt is that gender…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media on September 25, 2017

Social Media Campaign – “Activists Disrupting Injustice” from October 3rd -5th, 2017

The GBV Prevention Network will hold a social media campaign from October 3rd – 5th, 2017 dubbed “Activists Disrupting Injustice”.…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on September 18, 2017

Rio, Brazil: A convergence to place sexual violence, intimate partner violence, child abuse and maltreatment at the heart of resolve

SVRI 2017 Forum: South Africa | A diverse assembly of global stakeholders will engage on possible interventions to prevent and…

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Posted by in News on July 27, 2017

Senate to End Violence Against Women, Gender Inequality

Nigeria, Abuja: Worried by all forms of discrimination and violence against women, the Senate has waded into the ugly thriving trend,…

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