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The tools for reach and influence that the internet provides might be unprecedented. But people like Tate are simply pedalling the age-old sexist views that fuel gendered violence.
A past anti-FGM campaign meeting in Kajiado County, Kenya.
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In Kenya, the prevalence of female genital mutilation has dropped by 24.2 percentage points where an alternative rite of passage is being tried.
Dominic Ongwen is the first LRA commander to be found guilty of war crimes committed in Northern Uganda.
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Ongwen’s case ends the blanket amnesty that African courts have always granted ex-child abductees over war crimes
A staff member carries bedding to a suite at Toronto’s Interval House, an emergency shelter for women in abusive situations, in 2017.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that shelters helping survivors of domestic violence are essential. Retention and recruitment issues in the gender-based violence sector require systemic solutions.
Women described feeling dehumanised, powerless and violated. Some experienced psychological and emotional abuse, while others were threatened and yelled at.
Taking guns from abusers saves lives.
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Research shows that removing guns from violent abusers saves lives. But laws doing just that are at risk of being ruled unconstitutional, following a landmark Supreme Court guns case.
Protestors in Gqeberha, South Africa, demonstrating against gender-based violence.
Improving access to affordable housing and increasing benefit assistance rates are some sustainable solutions to the chronic cycle of homelessness faced by women fleeing violence.
Letitia Wright in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Black Panther and its sequel are more than just good movies: they can be used as teaching tools.
Study finds that the language used in news reports is often part of the problem, not the solution.
As home secretary, Priti Patel explained the UK government’s reservations over certain provisions in the Istanbul convention.
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The Istanbul convention aims to tackle violence, including domestic abuse, rape, female genital mutilation and forced marriage. Some states are wavering in their commitment to its provisions.
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We need not just an acknowledgement of children as victim-survivors in their own right but a commitment to boost resourcing of child-centred recovery support.
Ongoing conflicts in many countries mean that women will continue to seek protection in South Africa.
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The continuing precarity and vulnerability to violence has long term consequences for these women’s health and well-being.
The insidiousness of misogyny lies in not allowing women ownership of their bodies.
The incident at St. Xavier’s University in Kolkata amounts to gendered harassment.
Nepalese girls rest for observation after receiving the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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The impacts of COVID-19 must be incorporated into women, peace and security planning in order to improve the lives of women and girls in postwar countries like Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Hundreds of people gather on the small hill were some of the Marikana miners were shot by police in 2012.
The country urgently needs more people who are committed to living decently to undo the systemic humiliation caused by political and economic institutions.
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The government has opened a consultation about making public sexual harassment a distinct criminal offence.
The country is reeling from the recent gang rape of eight young women.
The truth is that there are no easy and quick fixes, such as the governing party’s recent castration idea, which falls short on a range of scores.
Loss of formal employment in the mining industry and drought conditions in neighbouring countries are some of the factors that drive illegal mining.
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Artisanal gold mining is highly organised and rule-bound. Men, women and even children participate a hierarchy sustained by a web of buyers, sponsors and customers.
A recent inquest examined the deaths of Carol Culleton, Nathalie Warmerdam and Anastasia Kuzyk, and focused on the dynamics of gender-based violence.
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A recent jury examining murders of women urged the federal government to add the term femicide and its definition to the Criminal Code.
A miner is silhouetted as he passes through a doorway in a mine shaft 100 feet below the surface at the Giant Mine near Yellowknife, N.W.T. in July, 2003.
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In today’s episode, we hear from two women who talk about how diamond mines in the Northwest Territories have negatively impacted women and girls and perpetuated gender violence.