A message and a statement from our partners in Afghanistan about the importance of protecting the country’s End Violence Against Women law.
Inspired by a visit from our partners, Policy and Advocacy Manager Lee takes us on a tour of some women’s rights related spots around Parliament.
Police worker Saira has attended a course on domestic violence law run by Womankind’s partner the Afghan Women’s Network.
Programme Manager Cintia Lavandera reports back on the “inspiring, energising and invigorating” atmosphere at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
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.
Seema Malhotra MP: “On V-Day I spoke in Parliament about how the best way to end violence is to empower women, both through changing social structures but also challenging social norms.”
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.
“When I was just 8 years old my parents forcibly got me engaged to a 21 year-old man. They made a contract for us to marry when I turn 18.”
To mark Peace Day on 21 Sept we are launching a new campaign to put women at the heart of peace and research showing how women build peace from the ground up.
What does peace mean to you? Is it the absence of war? Or is it more than that? For many of the women we work with, a ‘peaceful life’ is one free of violence at every level.
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