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  • And Still We Rise – why we’re marching for women’s rights this weekend

    Jan 20, 2017
    We support the strong call by the women’s march on Washington, and the solidarity shown through dozens of sister marches, ...
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  • Wins for women’s rights in 2016

    Dec 30, 2016
    Here is our roundup of some of the past year’s biggest success stories for women’s rights from around the world......
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  • My Body, My Life, My Decision, My Rights

    Dec 20, 2016
    Mike Clulow, our Policy and Programmes Officer, recently visited Bolivia where our partners are training and supporting young people, teachers, ...
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  • Being a woman in Aghanistan

    Dec 20, 2016
    Hasina Safi, Executive Director of our partner Afghan Women's Network, blogs about the lives and rights of women in Afghanistan. ...
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  • Social media: women's movements go viral

    Dec 15, 2016
    In the countries without censorship, women have an extremely powerful channel to gather, brainstorm and collectively fight for their rights: ...
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  • The refugee crisis: a women’s rights issue

    Dec 11, 2016
    Given the widespread abuse of women and girl refugees, the current refugee crisis is a sad reminder that gender-based violence ...
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  • We must protect women human rights defenders

    Dec 10, 2016
    On Human Rights Day, Netty Musanhu, director of our partner Musasa in Zimbabwe, shares insight into the threats and violence ...
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  • Women and girls attacked for getting an education

    Dec 03, 2016
    On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Rachel Milton blogs about the violence women and ...
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  • Violence against women and girls in the Sustainable Development Goals

    Nov 30, 2016
    During 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, our Head of Policy and Communications - Lee Webster - blogs about ...
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  • 15 years and 16 days to stand up for what we believe in

    Nov 24, 2016
    Our new Policy and Advocacy Manager for Violence Against Women and Girls, Barbara Dockalova, blogs at the start of 16 ...
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