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Global Rights for Women is a leading voice in the global movement to end violence against women and girls. GRW builds international partnerships that advance laws, values, and practices to create communities where all women and girls live free from violence and threats of violence.

Our Work

GRW’s programming is tailored to realize a vision of a world in which women are guaranteed their human rights to equality and freedom from violence. GRW’s programming incorporates an understanding that multiple forms and systems of oppression affect women and girls ability to be free from violence.

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“I Am Unstoppable” – How An Afghan Student is Persevering for Her Education

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Madison Plemens-Schunk, a rising junior at the University of Minnesota and Spring/Summer intern for Global Rights for Women, was able to interview Farzana, a young woman from Afghanistan who fled to Turkey. Having finished her secondary education prior to the Taliban government, she is now uncertain of the future of her education, and the education of all girls in Afghanistan. However, she has not lost hope. 
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Recent News

“I Am Unstoppable” – How An Afghan Student is Persevering for Her Education

Madison Plemens-Schunk, a rising junior at the University of Minnesota and Spring/Summer intern for Global Rights for Women, was able to interview Farzana, a young woman from Afghanistan who fled to Turkey. Having finished her secondary education prior to the Taliban government, she is now uncertain of the future of her education, and the education of all girls in Afghanistan. However, she has not lost hope. 
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Abortion Rights and Survivor Justice

Having access to abortion allows women to heal from sexual assault. It relieves much worry and stress, and can put the woman in a mindset to begin emotionally healing. Criminalizing women’s healthcare is another example of systemic gender-based violence. Pregnancy is a method for abusers to maintain power over their victims. Not only have women become subject to the scrutiny of the government, but also the surveillance of those abusers that pose the greatest threat to their livelihoods.
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