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.
Programme Manager Cintia Lavandera reports back on the “inspiring, energising and invigorating” atmosphere at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
Why support women’s rights organisations? History has shown that women’s rights movements and organisations are a vital catalyst for gender equality.
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.
International Women’s Day in the UK is getting bigger every year. See our pick of the events focusing on women and women’s rights throughout March.
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.
“My brother sold off the land he had been given. After he had squandered his pieces, he came back for mine, claiming that I am not entitled to a piece of land because I am a woman.”
None of the IF campaign’s core demands mention women directly. But there are plenty of reasons why women’s rights should be at the root of any campaign to end hunger.
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