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December 08, 2015   /  By Rahel Gettu

"As the Community Mobilization and Networking Adviser in UNAIDS Ethiopia, I promote gender equality and women’s empowerment by working with different actors like religious leaders and communities to raise awareness on GBV and HIV. We recently developed a sermon guide for religious leaders to speak up against any form of violence and stigma."  Read More

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December 04, 2015   /  By Priti Patkar & Prof. (Dr.) Pravin P. Patkar

"There should be early intervention to protect young girls from having to endure violence; it has to be stopped before it begins. I was lucky to get necessary and timely support but there are many who don’t get it. No society should give up on its children. Education is the key to progress." Read More

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December 02, 2015   /  By Sophie, VVLead Fellow

Gender-based violence affects the general well being of a person whether it is physical, sexual or psychological abuse. I am a trafficking survivor. I know what it means to lose your freedom, dignity and voice.  Read More

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November 28, 2015   /  By Clotilda Andiensa

CAGEAD understands that there is no way young girls can receive an education and actively and freely participate in public life when they suffer from gender-based violence.  Read More

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November 25, 2015   /  By Jessica Leslie, Senior Program Manager Human Rights

Starting today, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, through December 10, International Human Rights Day, Vital Voices will publish blogs from women leaders and partners in our network who are dedicated to eliminating GBV in their home countries. Read More

Dec
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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

Dec
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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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