Posted by in News on November 16, 2015

Through education, youth act to prevent violence against women

Dina Hossam, from Cairo, Egypt, dreams of a world without violence against women. “It’s a world where I don’t have to take my brother with me for my protection when I go out.”

Dina is the youngest participant in the most recent Training of Trainers workshop for UN Women’s Voices against Violence project, in partnership with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and with the support of Zonta International. From 18-22 October in New York, the workshop brought together 45 youth leaders from the girl guiding movement in Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Egypt, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Slovenia, Tunisia and the United States of America, to learn how to deliver a unique non-formal education curriculum that aims to prevent violence against women and girls.

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Source: UN Women