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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.

Sustainable Development Goals agreed, but mean little without the money

Three years in the making, governments have agreed the Post-2015 agenda at the uN, with a gender goal at its core. But it will mean little if resources to implement it do not follow

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What are the macro-level predicators of violence against women?

We discuss a new study by Dr Lori Heise and Andreas Kotsadam which examines cross-national and multilevel correlates of partner violence

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Measuring progress on women’s participation and leadership in the SDGs

A new publication proposes global indicators to effectively track progress made on women's participation and leadership under the SDGs between now and 2030

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Too often we hear female genital mutilation can never be eradicated

On the anniversary of the Girl Summit, we reflect on what is working to end female genital mutilation and what more can be done to end this violation of women's and girls' rights

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We need to transform societies to end violence; not reinforce male privilege

Focusing on men and boys in ending violence against women and girls risks reinforcing male privilege and obscures the transformative approach needed to end violence

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UK Aid Match Appeal Raises Almost £300,000 to Stop Violence

A huge thank you to everyone who has helped us to raise over £298,000 through our UK Aid match appeal which will help our partners in Kenya and Tanzania to end violence.

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#SayHerName : Police Brutality Against Black Women in the US

A new report #SayHerName documents the stories of Black women who have been killed by police and experienced gender-specific forms of police violence

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Injustice is never someone else’s problem

Bethan Cansfield, Womankind's Policy and Advocacy Manager, reports on the WILPF Conference on Women, Peace and Security and some of the key debates and discussions

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