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Kyrgyzstan: First We Cry Together

In the aftermath of violence in Kyrgyzstan, women are jump starting peace talks across ethnic lines—and taking the security of their country in their own hands. Read More »

"The first time we speak out to take away the anger. The second time we look to the causes of violence. And maybe the third time we have a conversation."

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Are Nigerians Angry Enough? – How online activism sparked debate

There has been global outcry since the abduction of the #Chibokgirls (276 school girls taken from their school in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria at night on the 14th of April 2014) by Boko Haram, an ins … Read More»

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Culture Is No Excuse for Abuse

With stories like those of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived a murder attempt by the Taliban, penetrating the news, it would be easy – but actually wrong – to think that the wome … Read More»

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When Hopes Are Dashed I Will Be Standing

With each of us giving up hope, our nation will lose a chance to get repaired and rebuilt. Each one of us stands as a chance. … Read More»

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Letter to my daughter – You are beautiful and loved

All babies are beautiful and so are you my lovely daughter. When I held you in my arms for the first time, I said to myself, ‘she is beautiful and loved’. … Read More»

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Offer: PROGRAMME ANALYST- GENDER BASED VIOLENCE / Nairobi, KENYA - Application Deadline: 15-Nov-13

PROGRAMME ANALYST- GENDER BASED VIOLENCE Location : Nairobi, KENYA Application Deadline : 15-Nov-13 Type of Contract : Service Contract Post Level : SB-4 Languages Required : English … Read More»

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Offer: INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT - POUR L’ELABORATION D’UN PROGRAMME DE LUTTE CONTRE LES VIOLENCES BASÉES SUR LE GENRE AU CAMEROON ET D’ASSISTANCE AUX FEMMES/FILLES REFUGIÉES, DÉPLACÉES - Deadline : 15-Nov-13

Location : Yaoundé, avec mission sur le terrain, CAMEROON Application Deadline : 15-Nov-13 Type of Contract : Individual Contract Post Level : International Consultant … Read More»

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Killer Bacterium - La Bacteria Asesina

What they do to one of us, they do to all of us women. Today we get killed, we get trafficked, get raped, get burned, get pregnant very young, and get our dreams stolen. … Read More»

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