16 days of Activism Against Gender Violence

Here’s what we could find on the subject.

16Days: The Male Champion in Me

When we talk about gender-based violence, people still think that it’s a woman’s responsibility to spearhead advocacy movements. Men are often the perpetrators of GBV, and so it’s very important that men stand up as advocates. Today, we reach the end of the 2018 16

Teenage Girls in Argentina Deserve Better

As multilateral organizations continue to research sexual and reproductive rights in Latin America, I’ve been learning many sad truths about my country. This year, we learned that Argentina’s teenage pregnancy rates are the highest in the Southern Cone (Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay). It’s estimated

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 bed. I usually read before I go to sleep and I’d been trying to finish one book for ages but other things kept coming up.

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 Women. We now have 16 days to speak up in a world that is readier to listen than ever before. Gender-based violence has many faces

What Girls’ Globe Means to Me

Girls’ Globe has truly become a community to me: a community which has supported me and encouraged me in some of my darkest moments.

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, who has been collecting and compiling data in an interactive map.

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 am innocence. I am dreams. I am hope. I am forgiveness.

#MeToo: Reflections from a College Student

As an eighteen-year-old woman in college, I go to class everyday preparing to enter the ‘real’ world around me. But all around the world, powerful men take advantage of vulnerable people. It is a global phenomenon. And it terrifies me.

Girls’ Globe is Leaving No One Behind

This year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign has focused on the fact that we must ‘Leave No One Behind‘ if we’re to eradicate or even reduce the ongoing violation of rights that continues to occur all over the world. For me, personally,

Why She Leaves: Music for Advocacy

This is an anthem for women who’ve made up their minds. They’ve had enough of putting up with a relationship that was emotionally, physically, sexually or financially abusive. Maybe it was all of those things. Or maybe their partners were dismissive and unloving, depleting rather than

Here’s How We Combat GBV: Part 1

Here are 5 things I believe must be done to tackle and progressively eliminate gender-based violence against women, girls and children.

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