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Posts Tagged: Global Gender Based Violence Prevention

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Bracelets That Link Us

Last month, Futures Without Violence put out a call for

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Another Step Back for the U.S. in Standing Up for Women Worldwide

In Washington D.C. on November 22, 2017, Secretary of State …

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NEW REPORT ON VIOLENT EXTREMISM AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

This May 2017 report offers critical recommendations for policymakers and summarizes innovative research and influential studies that help us understand the relationship between violent extremism, gender-based violence.

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Ending Gender-Based Violence in the World of Work

Sex- and gender-based violence (GBV) against women in the world …

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Did You Know That Pakistan’s Islamic Council Wants To Legalize Domestic Violence?

The global community was recently outraged by legislation passed in …

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Guest Blogger: The Trek for Water: How Scarcity Impacts Girls in Impoverished Regions

Elizabeth, many girls and women often travel in darkness to water sources so they can return before sunrise. During this time, they are more susceptible to violence and sexual assault. In Zambia and other countries, girls know there is a risk of rape every time they leave their homes to fetch water. But neglecting their water collecting duties, or waiting until a safer hour of the day, are not choices these women are allowed to make.
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Why we need to empower every girl across the globe

FUTURES' Senior International Policy Advocate Leila Milani explains why the the newly-released U.S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls is so critical to ending gender-based violence worldwide.
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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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16 Days of Activism is Ending, But Our Commitment to Education Isn’t

While 16 Days of Activism is coming to a close, FUTURES will continue our commitment to helping women and girls across the globe reach their full political, social, and economic potential.
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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: This International Human Rights Day Let’s Talk About Violence Against Women

Guest blogger Kendra Tappin discusses the importance of creating an open dialogue about the prevention of global gender-based violence.
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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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