Break the silence: Ending gender-based violence is a human rights imperative
France Should Act to End Violence, Harassment at Work
France, which intends to play a leadership role on gender equality globally, should accelerate measures to end gender-based violence and harassment at work in its own country, Human Rights Watch said today
Helping Women to Step out of the ‘Shadow Pandemic’ of Women Abuse
By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Dec 14 2020 (IPS) The United Nations Secretary-General’s UNiTE by 2030 to End Violence against Women campaign marked the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (25 November to 10 December 2020) at a time when COVID-19 exacerbated the conditions women operate under.The theme, Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!, was aimed at amplifying the global call to action to bridge funding gaps, ensure esse…
A shrinking Lake Chad is leading to conflicts and gender based violence
Adenike Oladosu has observed the effects of the vanishing Lake Chad, located at the conjunction of Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. The freshwater lake has shrunk dramatically since the 1960s due to unplanned irrigation and climate change, with women at the forefront of the prevailing conflicts and crises.
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