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The latest news from Womankind Worldwide and our partners around the world, plus our comments on international women’s rights stories in the UK news.

‘My husband was an abusive man for many years’

Shocking case of man reportedly supergluing wife’s vagina should lead to robust action to tackle violence

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No more shoestrings! Women’s rights leaders discuss strategies to secure financing for women’s rights and gender equality

No more shoestrings! Programme Manager Catherine shares some thoughts on what she has seen at CSW 59 in New York so far.

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Where would we be without women’s rights organisations?

As the UK Government announces new funding for civil society organisations - we reflect on the vital work of women's rights organisations around the world

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No more shoestrings! Womankind parallel event at CSW 59

Speakers from women's rights organisations will talk about the challenges in funding their work during Womankind's CSW 59 parallel event.

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Give In Memory of a Loved One

In 2014 two amazing Womankind supporters decided to give gifts in memory of a loved one. Barbara celebrated the life of her mother and Anna honoured the memory of her father.

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Find out a little bit more about Zambia

Women in Zambia face many challenges; they are left behind in education, political representation and the economy. But this isn't the whole story...

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A Call to Action: The Violence Against Women Lancet Series

The Lancet has published a series of papers on violence against women and girls and how to prevent it, with a call to action to the international community to end violence

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Girls in Afghanistan Break the Cycle of Violence

Three months on from being fully funded through Catapult, what's happened in our project: Supporting Girls in Afghanistan to Break the Cycle of Violence?

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