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Engaging Men of Faith to Be Champions in the Fight to End Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Rob Radtke | Posted 03.08.2016 | Religion
Rob Radtke

As a husband, father and president of a faith-based organization, I have the privilege of being surrounded by strong women at practically all times. A...

Seventy Years and Counting: The Long Wait for World Bank Gender Safeguards

Winnie Byanyima | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact
Winnie Byanyima

For the past 70 years, the World Bank has strived to foster worldwide economic development, all while taking care not to cause undue harm in its wake. It has had some great successes and some humbling defeats. Now, in 2015, it's time the Bank makes good on its promise to ensure women are not harmed by but rather can contribute to and benefit equally from Bank investments.

African Youth Launch New Alliance Against Gender Violence

Randal Mason | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Randal Mason

There were eight of them from Botswana, the DRC, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Uganda. Changu had worked in a women's shelter. Brian used sports to teach alternatives to violence.

On World Refugee Day, Let's Commit to Make the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict a Priority

Sarah Costa | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Sarah Costa

From physical and psychological abuse, rape and genital mutilation to exploitation and human trafficking, gender-based violence (GBV) has profound and long-lasting consequences for individuals, families and communities.

Human Rights Day: U.S. Should Support Victims of Violence Against Women

Amanda Klasing | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Amanda Klasing

On this Human Rights Day, stand in solidarity with victims of violence against women around the world. Encourage your member of Congress to support I-VAWA without reservation.

Taking Down Machismo: The "Fight" Against Gender-based Violence

Michael Solis | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact
Michael Solis

There are men involved who still exhibit violent behavior, and there aren't enough resources to handle the overwhelming demand for individual psychological attention. But changing attitudes and practices prove that it is possible to unlearn machismo.

Why Men Matter: Driving Social Change to Achieve Gender Equity

Pamela Barnes | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Pamela Barnes

Just yesterday, I spent the day at the United Nations, where I received an award from Salma Hayek Pinault and the Avon Foundation for my organization's work in Tanzania to end violence against women.

Sarah Costa | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Sarah Costa

We need to be sure women and girls are safe whether they are caught in the first stages of a crisis or in a long-term refugee situation, whether they are living in a refugee camp or in an urban setting.