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Not Just a Woman’s Issue: Men in Uganda Tackle Violence, by Peer to Peer Uganda for Girls' Globe. Illustration by Laiza Onofre for Girls' Globe.

Not Just a Woman’s Issue: Men in Uganda Tackle Violence

In Uganda, gender-based violence is largely considered a private matter and stigma prevents many victims from reporting. As a result, data are difficult to gather. However, we know that millions of girls and young women face violence across the country and around the world. The 16

Turning the Tide on Sexual Violence by Ashley Lackovich-Van Gorp for Girls' Globe

Turning the Tide on Sexual Violence

Behind the statistics are women and girls – individuals who could be you or me. As I move forward in the fight for the health, rights and dignity of all of us, I collect more and more memories of my time with survivors. The more memories I gather, the more often they crawl out from the corners of my mind when I’m least expecting them.

Girls' Globe Reading List: Gender Based Violence by Eleanor Gall for Girls' Globe

Girls’ Globe Reading List: Gender-Based Violence

We’ve compiled a reading list as a starting point for anyone looking to learn more about what gender-based violence is, why it happens, and how it affects women and girls around the world.

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

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 ‘how-to-care-for’ label, so that they are not destroyed by another person. Josefinas is the only shoe brand born with the purpose to inspire and empower

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