By: Razan Farmand Human trafficking is a devastating global issue. Despite its universal reach, human trafficking takes place locally— in nail salon or a favorite restaurant; in a neighborhood home or popular hotel; on a city street or urban farm. [...]
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La intersección de género y discapacidad debe abordarse con urgencia para prevenir la violencia en el contexto de la epidemia de ZikaRazan Faramand2018-12-04T15:18:14+00:00
Por: Maddison Hall, Elga Salvador y Tisa Barrios Wilson Alrededor del 15% de la población mundial vive con algún tipo de discapacidad, y se espera que esta prevalencia aumente en concordancia con el envejecimiento poblacional y el aumento de las [...]
Preventing child marriage is a critical component in the fight against GBV. It is a form of GBV itself and a risk factor for other forms of violence. Click on our graph to explore rates of child marriage across the [...]
The intersection of gender and disability must be urgently addressed to prevent violence in the context of the Zika epidemicRazan Faramand2018-12-03T19:34:13+00:00
By: Maddison Hall, Elga Salvador, and Tisa Barrios Wilson Around 15% of the world’s population is living with some form of disability, and this prevalence is expected to rise in concurrence with the aging of populations and increasing burden of [...]
By: Morgan Mickle, Gender Specialist, WI-HER, LLC Gender-based violence (GBV) occurs in every region of the world, affecting individuals and families of diverse income and socio-demographic groups. GBV undermines the health, dignity, security, and autonomy of persons affected, yet remains [...]
By Tisa Barrios Wilson and Elga Salvador "The women say, 'I understand', they take the condoms from their antenatal care appointment, but they never tell their partners for fear of how they will react. They prefer to be silent … [...]
Por Tisa Barrios Wilson and Elga Salvador “Dicen ‘Entiendo’, se lo llevan, pero nunca se los proponen por miedo a como va a reaccionar. Prefieren callar. El esposo ni siquiera se entera … y hay el riesgo que se golpeen [...]
By Maddison Hall and Kelly Dale Migration–forced and voluntary –exposes refugees, asylum seekers, internally-displaced persons (IDPs), and immigrants to a number of risk factors associated with sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). As we witness rapidly increasing migration rates and unprecedented [...]
Today marks the first day of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign- a global movement from November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to December 10, Human Rights Day. These 16 [...]
By: Tisa Barrios Wilson and Elga Salvador In many low and middle-income countries (LMICs), men are the primary providers and key decision-makers in the family, often determining women's access to economic resources and restricting women’s ability to make choices about [...]