“What was most important to me was how the social worker encouraged me and told me I wasn’t alone. She also told me I had rights. I didn’t know; I needed that.”
Domestic violence affects women in every part of the world. But a new international survey suggests that attitudes to domestic violence are changing for the better.
Police worker Saira has attended a course on domestic violence law run by Womankind’s partner the Afghan Women’s Network.
One couple supported by our partner FEDO describe their battle to get justice after their daughter was raped and murdered during the civil war in Nepal.
In a guest post Patricia Isabella Essel from our partner WiLDAF Ghana explains the impact of violence against women on Ghana’s social and economic growth.
For Mother’s Day this year we’re honouring the mothers in Ethiopia who are breaking the cycle of Female Genital Mutilation with the help of our partners.
Human rights abuses happen all over the world – and those responsible go to great lengths to conceal what is happening. Film is one way human rights abuses can be exposed.
Eleven years ago, during Sierra Leone’s civil war, Adama’s family were killed in front of her. She was captured and repeatedly raped. Now our partner Graceland is helping her to rebuild her life.
February 6th is the first International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Azenegash Amare has been working to prevent FGM in Ethiopia.
“I now know how to defend my rights for myself. I want my sons to learn that they should not make other people suffer by being violent.”
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