Article: Groups fighting violence against women must be mindful and watchful of drivers of oppression and violence within their own organisations too. All consultants, volunteers and even funders should be oriented in the organisation’s unambiguous core values, stated clearly and followed with courage.
Groups fighting gender-based violence must also feed their own souls, so that they have something to share with others. Organisations should create and institutionalise practices that support well-being and inclusiveness by planning and budgeting for them. This is crucial for our work today – and our ability to withstand withering and rusting tomorrow.
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Source: Open Democracy 50:50
This article is part of the GBV Prevention Network’s “Leading with Values” social media campaign #Values2endVAW.
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