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Gender Based Violence

Ending violence and discrimination against girls, women, LGBTQI, refugees and minorities is a matter of human rights.

Emergency Response for Women and Girls in Afghanistan

The tragedy of the Taliban’s quick take over of control in Afghanistan has sent waves of horror and grief around the world. It’s with pain that we see the images of desperation coming out of the country – where more than 400,000 people have fled their homes. What this means for Afghanistan is currently unravelling, but what we know, is that women and girls are among the most vulnerable.

Brave activists and organizations are stepping up their work to support women and girls in Afghanistan. Despite the fear and worry, there is hope in the resilience and strength of the activists working for change.

In this post, I share four important organizations that need your support in this current crisis.

I also share about what our member organizations are doing to support women and girls in Afghanistan.

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Activists Leading the Work to End Female Genital Cutting

As a youth activist myself, I’ve turned to seek inspiration from activists from across the globe who are using their voice to create a big impact and focus on the intersectionality of Female Genital Cutting (FGC). When I started a global youth organisation to raise

Podcast series: Gender & The Union – Part 4

Gender & The Union is a four-part podcast series exploring the importance of policy changes to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in the European Union, and why Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE) is key to creating an equal and safe future for all.   Each episode features an open dialogue between

Podcast series: Gender & The Union – Part 3

Gender & The Union is a four-part podcast series exploring the importance of policy changes to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in the European Union, and why Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE) is key to creating an equal and safe future for all.   Each episode features an open dialogue between

Podcast series: Gender & The Union – Part 2

Gender & The Union is a four-part podcast series exploring the importance of policy changes to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in the European Union, and why Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE) is key to creating an equal and safe future for all.   Each episode features an open dialogue between

Podcast Series: Gender & The Union – Part 1

Gender & The Union is a new four-part podcast series exploring the importance of policy changes to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in the European Union, and why Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE) is key to creating an equal and safe future for all.  Each episode features an open dialogue between policy and decision makers in the EU and the young people advocating for positive change. Topics include the importance of

How to Support Survivors of Sexual Violence

In December 2019, I was chatting with Tori Amos. I mentioned that I just returned from three years working with girls in the Middle East. Most of these girls were from Syria, where rape is used to terrorize in the ongoing civil war. The sexual

When will India take legal measures to end Female Genital Cutting?

Although there are special legislations on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) across the world, India fails to enact any existing laws on its procedure. This has allowed it to persist in secrecy. The practice in India is widely known as “khatna” or “khafd”, and includes the

Successes and Hopes from Champions Ending Female Genital Mutilation

Talaso Gababa and Hiwot Girma are Amref Health Africa End-FGM/C Community Champions. We asked them about successes and hopes for ending female genital mutilation (FGM) in their communities. Amref Health Africa UK is a member of Girls’ Globe. They share first-hand perspectives from grassroots changemakers

Somali girls are breaking the silence about sexual assault and abortion

Girls Break the Silence About Sexual Assault and Abortion in Somalia

Content warning: r*pe, sexual assault I love Puntland, in its little corner of Somalia. I love the people who fight through famine, war and division. The ocean that laps its land. The dark desert where camels roam. Our Islamic way of life. But I weep

I Voted

Vote Him Out: An Urgent Call in the Wake of U.S. Presidential Election

“I’m automatically attracted to beautiful women — I just start kissing them, it’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything. Grab ’em by the pussy.” – Donald Trump These

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