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‘By changing social norms and with greater gender equality we can end violence’

Baroness Northover speaks to Womankind Worldwide about her department’s work to end violence, including FGM and early and forced marriage.

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…

Musasa: A safe place for women

Our partner Musasa in Zimbabwe gives women who have experienced violence a safe place to stay. They then give them the tools to rebuild their lives.

Rebuilding women’s lives in Zimbabwe

Polite from Zimbabwe was forced into a polygamous marriage at 14, but with the help of our partner Musasa is now living free from violence and supporting her children

2015: Women’s rights at the crossroads

Women’s rights organisations have played a key role in achieving women’s rights and gender equality over the past 20 years with many victories to celebrate. But there’s still a long way to go before the rights of all women globally …

Zimbabwe: Political changes and women’s rights

Political changes in Zimbabwe are creating challenges for women’s rights organisations, but our partners have the expertise to make real change for women

The road to women’s rights

2015 is an unprecedented opportunity to secure progress on women’s rights with key international events taking place that could change the world for women

Team Womankind: The Great Ethiopian Run 2014

Our Trusts and Grants Manager Louise tells of the first Womankind team to tackle the Great Ethiopian Run – and raise over £8000 for our partners

Women’s rights are human rights

Women’s rights are human rights: For decades women activists have campaigned for legal frameworks and practical action to protect and promote women’s rights

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