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December 2018

Criminalization of Human Trafficking Victims

2018-12-10T19:33:24+00:00

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. [...]

Criminalization of Human Trafficking Victims2018-12-10T19:33:24+00:00

La intersección de género y discapacidad debe abordarse con urgencia para prevenir la violencia en el contexto de la epidemia de Zika

2018-12-04T15:18:14+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 [...]

La intersección de género y discapacidad debe abordarse con urgencia para prevenir la violencia en el contexto de la epidemia de Zika2018-12-04T15:18:14+00:00

Child Marriage Statistics

2018-12-04T15:12:00+00:00

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 [...]

Child Marriage Statistics2018-12-04T15:12:00+00:00

The intersection of gender and disability must be urgently addressed to prevent violence in the context of the Zika epidemic

2018-12-03T19:34:13+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 [...]

The intersection of gender and disability must be urgently addressed to prevent violence in the context of the Zika epidemic2018-12-03T19:34:13+00:00

November 2018

Untold Stories: The Impact of Gender-Based Violence on Men and Boys

2018-11-30T19:34:30+00:00

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 surrounded by a culture of silence. While [...]

Untold Stories: The Impact of Gender-Based Violence on Men and Boys2018-11-30T19:34:30+00:00

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: Gender-Based Violence and Migration

2018-12-05T16:12:48+00:00

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 [...]

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: Gender-Based Violence and Migration2018-12-05T16:12:48+00:00

16 Days of Activism

2018-11-25T14:13:10+00:00

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 [...]

16 Days of Activism2018-11-25T14:13:10+00:00