#16Days
#16Days
  1. Feminism
    Have we Forgotten what Feminism Really Means?

    Being a feminist is not just for women, but for all who support equality. 

  2. Gender Based Violence
    The Sneakers Inspiring & Empowering Women

    Just as clothing must be looked after and cared for, it seems increasingly essential that human beings come with a…

  3. Gender Based Violence
    The Shocking Case of Imelda Cortez: #EyesOnElSalvador

    We need to raise our voices and stand up for Imelda, and we need to do it now.

  4. Gender Based Violence
    They Deserve Better: Teenage Girls in Argentina

    As multilateral organizations continue to research sexual and reproductive rights in Latin America, I’ve been learning many sad truths about…

  5. Gender Based Violence
    If They Kill Me

    On 3 May 2017, Lesvy Berlín Osorio was found dead, strangled by a telephone chord. On July 7th, the General…

  6. Gender Based Violence
    Tip of the Iceberg: Sexual Violence in Mexico

    In a country like Mexico remaining passive against sexual violence can only mean complicity at best.

  7. Gender Based Violence
    What Does an Abusive Relationship Look Like?

    Without being aware of what counts as abuse, and without being able to name certain behaviours as violent, it's difficult…

  8. Culture
    Shiori Ito: the Brave Woman Exposing Japan’s Darker Side

    Not only do victims face grim laws, they also face an ingrained Japanese societal norm of silence around sex.

  9. Gender Based Violence
    Health Care Workers Matter for Gender Based Violence

    It was 10:30 pm on a Monday night. After a long day at work, I was preparing to go to…

  10. Gender Based Violence
    Real-World Things You Can Do During 16 Days of Activism

    November 25th begins 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against…

  11. Gender Based Violence
    Women are Claiming Back the Streets of Mexico

    The ease with which perpetrators can commit these crimes is the result of a culture of normalization that includes victim…

  12. Gender Based Violence
    Why She Stays: Behind the Doors of Domestic Abuse

    Why do you think she stays? Because she wants to? Because she loves him that much? Maybe. But she may…

  13. Gender Based Violence
    United We Shall Stand in South Africa

    In South Africa, a woman is killed by an intimate partner every eight hours. This is my call to fellow…

  14. Development
    To End Violence, We Must Build #CitiesforWomen

    By 2030, more than 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas.

  15. Gender Based Violence
    Remembering Micaela García

    We don’t want to have to keep fighting for justice. We don’t want to be scared when walking alone or…

  16. Culture
    This Silence Must be Broken

    I sometimes wonder if I am influential enough to effect meaningful change, but still I choose to break the silence…

  17. Gender Based Violence
    The Trauma We Carry

    I believe her, because I am her. The generations before me were her. Almost every single woman is her.

  18. Gender Based Violence
    The Repetition Compulsion: Why Rape Victims Are More Likely To Be Assaulted Again

    In a society where the subject of rape is still taboo, the idea of even one attack is hard to…

  19. Gender Based Violence
    Shattering the Silence on Violence Against Women

    I was inspired by one discussion in particular - Shattering the Silence: Gender-Based Violence Solutions - during the Social Good…

  20. Feminism
    Nia Wilson: Say Her Name

    An 18-year-old woman was fatally stabbed. Her name was Nia Wilson.

  21. Gender Based Violence
    Marching for Change in Rural Lesotho

    In late November, two groups of highly stigmatized and often voiceless members of Basotho society marched for change. On Nov.…

  22. Gender Based Violence
    In Conversation with Brisa De Angulo

    Brisa De Angulo is a women's rights activist from Bolivia. After hearing her story at the 2017 Sexual Violence Research…

  23. Gender Based Violence
    How You Can Help End Violence Against Women

    While women and girls disproportionately face violence, they also are often the key to their families’ survival. We’ve seen over and…

  24. Gender Based Violence
    How Smart Phones are Fueling Sexual Violence in DRC

    Exposure to sexual violence and dangerous working conditions are more than just side effects of the demand for smart devices,…

  25. Gender Based Violence
    Ending Sexual Harassment at Work

    According to the Huffington Post, 1 in 3 women have been sexually harassed at the workplace. The article also suggests…

  26. Gender Based Violence
    Appalled & Accepting: our response to violence

    This is tense and traumatic space: we live in a society that acknowledges violence against women as wrong, and yet…

  27. Gender Based Violence
    An Open Letter to My Abuser

    You don't define me. I define myself. I am much more than the marks you've left on my body. I…

  28. Gender Based Violence
    5 Activists Fighting to End Female Genital Mutilation

    Here are 5 key figures changing the lives of women in their communities...

  29. Gender Based Violence
    1,741 Mexican Women Are No Longer With Us

    In Mexico, at least 1,741 woman have been victims of femicide in 2017. This statistics comes from geophysicist Maria Salguero,…