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Posts Categorized: Open Square Summit

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Reports and Articles about Global Gender-based Violence

Suggested publications and articles associated with 'Linking the Security of Women and the Security of States.'
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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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Reports and Articles about Global Gender-based Violence

Additional publications and articles about global gender-based violence, compiled for the 2015 Open Square Summit.
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Kibera School for Girls Welcomes the 2015 Open Square Summit

The Kibera School for Girls welcomes the 2015 Open Square Summit! Learn More
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Photo gallery from the 2015 Open Square Summit.
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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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Video Footage of Open Square Summit

Watch footage from the 2013 Open Square Summit in Washington, D.C. Learn More
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100 of Nation’s Top Leaders Convene at Los Angeles Summit

Futures Without Violence hosted Somebody Stood Up for Me, an interactive summit that brought together leading experts and innovators in the fields of health, education, juvenile justice and community action.
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