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What International Women’s Day Means to Me

Guest blogger and McCain Institute Fellow Francine Nabintu from the Democratic Republic of the Congo writes about what International Women's Day means to her.
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Guest Post: I’m 9,000 Miles Away From Home!

Get to know Francine Nabintu, our FUTURES fellow and McCain Institute Next Generation Leader from the Democratic Republic of the Congo!
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New Sustainable Development Goals Announced

Wendy Gutierrez from our policy and advocacy team explains the new Sustainable Development Goals and how they address global gender-based violence.
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Is the International Violence Against Women Act the solution?

How will the International Violence Against Women Act help end global gender-based violence? Leila Milani from our policy team explains.
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2015 Open Square Summit Articles & Research

Download the Research-Evaluations-Analysis-Data (READ) for the 2015 Open Square Summit, which took place on April 28, 2015 at the Carnegie Library in Washington, D.C. Includes articles from participating organizations and individuals about the importance of education in the prevention of global gender-based violence.
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Using Communications to Help End Violence Against Women

Alana Garvin from our policy team talks about best practices and trends for creating effective communications material to help end violence against women across the globe.
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FUTURES Applauds Congress on the Re-introduction of the Violence Against Women Act

SAN FRANCISCO (March 11, 2015)—Today, the United States Senate re-introduced the International Violence Against Women Act (S.713), a groundbreaking piece of legislation aimed at preventing violence against women and girls across the globe. The announcement follows the House of Representative’s re-introduction of the bill (H.R.1340) last week in conjunction with International Women’s Day.
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On International Women’s Day Let’s Push to End Global Gender-Based Violence!

This International Women's Day, let's urge Congress to prevent violence against women and girls worldwide.
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Guest Blog Post: Using Technology to Create Safer Public Spaces for Women

Guest blogger Kalpana Viswanath talks about Safetipin, a phone app that leverages user-generated data to evaluate the safety of public spaces in India.
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Today Marks the Beginning of 16 Days of Activism!

Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and marks the start of 16 Days of Activism!
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WINNERS OF THE 2013 AVON COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Announcing the Winners of the Avon Communications Awards Here at Futures, we love recognizing the groundbreaking work that others do to combat gender-based violence. And when we get to recognize five organizations at the same time, we are overjoyed!
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Winners of the 2014 Avon Communications Awards Announced

We’re thrilled to announce the grantees of the 2014 Avon Communications Awards! The awards recognize organizations worldwide whose strategic communications tools are changing our communities, institutions, policies, and behaviors to prevent and eliminate violence against women and children.
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Teaming up with Avon Foundation for The Communications X-Change

Futures Without Violence will work with the Avon Foundation for Women to create The Communications X-Change, the first interactive global hub for international communications materials that will promote efforts to end domestic and gender-based violence around the world.
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