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The Rise Of GBV In Times Of Crisis

The Rise Of GBV In Times Of Crisis

For women, girls and the LGBTQ community that are already living in violent or abusive situations, violence tends to get worse in times of crisis. With lockdowns happening now, even beginning to think about leaving a violent place of living may seem and be impossible. @skowalski (Shannon Kowalski), Director of Advocacy & Policy at IWHC recently …

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17 May: International Day against Homophobia, transphobia and biphobia

17 May – International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally. Sadly here we are in 2020 and Gender-Based-Violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people is still rife. …

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GBV in the workplace

GBV In the Workplace

Women around the globe are lopsidedly affected by gender-based violence, sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. A huge number of female professionals are compelled to work in a terror, unfriendly or humiliating working condition while experiencing different undesirable types of sexual conducts. Women are often asked for sexual favours, verbal inappropriate jokes and remarks are …

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What is International Women’s Day (8 March 2020)

What is International Women’s Day (8 March 2020)

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual global celebration and its objective is to celebrate social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the globe. The day is also aimed at bringing awareness to the need to grow equality of women in society.   The first celebration took place on the 8th of March in 1911 where it gained support of over a million people. Today, International …

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Gender-based Violence And Domestic Violence_ What Is The Difference_

Gender-based Violence And Domestic Violence: What Is The Difference?

Sexual orientation-based violence or gender-based violence is a general term used to describe any sort of brutality that is established in misusing inconsistent force connections between genders. This can incorporate gender standards and role expectations due to situational powers as well as gender inequality. Gender-based violence can affect anybody, from an intimate relationship and family …

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GBV Online Campaigns | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

Tips for building a successful digital advocacy campaign for gender-based violence. Introduction to Digital Advocacy WHAT – Digital advocacy is the use of digital technology to contact, inform, and mobilize a group of concerned people around an issue or cause. WHY – The purpose of digital advocacy is to create enthusiasm amongst your supporters to …

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GBV Advocacy Influencers | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

Sonke Gender Justice: Sonke is a South African-based non-profit organisation working throughout Africa. They believe women and men, girls and boys can work together to resist patriarchy, advocate for gender justice and achieve gender transformation.  Website: https://genderjustice.org.za Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/SonkeGenderJusticeNGO SoulCity: Using a combination of media, social mobilisation and advocacy, Soul City aims to improve …

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Revenge Porn | 2019 #16DaysOfActivism

What exactly is revenge porn? For those unfamiliar with the term, it refers to persons who maliciously share naked, nude or sexually explicit photos of someone else without their permission. It can be distributed via social media, text messages, emails or even uploaded onto pornographic websites. The intention is usually to humiliate someone, or gain …

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