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December 10, 2014   /  By Alvin Allgood, COO Vital Voices

Our recognition of these men is important to me because violence against women is a human rights issue — not a women's issue.  Read More

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December 09, 2014   /  By Suaad Allami, Founder& Director Women for Progress Center, Sadr City

I felt compelled to help women, and I had the tools to do so, with my expertise in law, women’s issues and civil society development. In 2007, I founded Women for Progress in Sadr City.  Read More

Dec
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December 08, 2014   /  By Elsa Marie D'Silva, Founder Safecity, India

I decided to launch an online platform, Safecity, where women could share their personal experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in public spaces.  Read More

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December 07, 2014   /  By Claudia Paz y Paz, Guatemala

I established a comprehensive care system in which women who have suffered from gender-based or sexual violence could receive the medical attention they needed and also file reports. Read More

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December 06, 2014

Men and boys must demand non-violence as women cannot end gender-based violence alone.  Read More

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December 05, 2014   /  By Josselyne Bejar, Penal Judge, Mexico

The State must take responsibility for its role in eliminating gender-based violence, but we need the support of civil society to make sure that our solution is effective.  Read More

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December 04, 2014   /  By Gigi Scoles, Director Human Rights, Vital Voices

Meet Dorah Mafabi who works for Law and Advocacy for women in Uganda.  Read More

Dec
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December 02, 2014   /  By Priti Patkar, Founder Prerana

What I was witnessing was a cycle of abuse and exploitation that continues generation after generation. Read More

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December 01, 2014   /  By Luigi Laraia, Playwright

Gender-based violence is not just a women’s issue; it is not just a men’s issue; it is a human rights issue. Men should write about it, talk about it, and share their views on it. Read More

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