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The prevalence of gender-based violence is mostly a result of systematic gender inequity, which silences the voices of women, girls, and other minorities, silences their experiences, and makes it easier to deny them their basic human rights. Read more about the 16 Days to End Gender Based Violence campaign that raises awareness of women’s human right to live free from violence.
We are thrilled to welcome four new employees to the the Global Rights for Women team! Combined, they bring in over 50 years of extensive human rights experience. We are so grateful to have them join us.
In 1869 women were not allowed to take the bar exam. Anywhere. That changed when Belle Babb Mansfield took the Iowa Bar Association to court over its gender discrimination…and won.
As a mother, social worker and public policy advocate, Comfort Dondo has worked tirelessly to fill the gaps in both cultural awareness and available services for immigrant women experiencing domestic and sexual violence.
Nicole Westmarland is an academic with both feet grounded in lived experience, which makes her work as a professor of criminology and director of the Durham Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse at Durham University in the UK even more impactful.
At the beginning of 2021, Global Rights for Women welcomed 2 new Board members and a new Board chair! We are deeply grateful for their commitment to the organization and mission of ending violence against women worldwide.
When survivors of violence use art to give voice to their experiences, it’s often a transformational catalyst to recovery and community acknowledgement of trauma.
Global Rights for Women has expanded its work to incorporate Pathways to Family Peace–a program aimed at achieving transformational change for male domestic violence offenders.
On a recent evening in Maharashtra, India, a group of women from the community met to envision new solutions to gender based violence.
Violence against women by state actors is all too common, and we see it in our work around the world.–by Laura Wilson
I had the privilege of sitting in on Pathways to Family Peace Men’s Non-Violence Program Classes facilitated by Melissa Scaia and co-facilitated by John Heath. Going into the group meetings my perceptions of the men changed.-by Hanna Sobhani
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