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Nicaragua: Shirking Obligations on Gender-based Violence

By Pamela Neumann*

Recent actions by the Nicaraguan government directly conflict with its obligations under accords on gender-based violence, but regional mechanisms, including the OAS, have not been effective at holding Managua to account. 516 more words

The Havana World Music Festival Celebrates Orange Day to Fight Gender Violence

The Havana World Music Festival (HWM) is under way and ends tomorrow. Today, it joined forces with the Orange Day program, an initiative promoted by the United Nations to bring awareness to the struggle for non-violence against women and girls. 296 more words


The Hunting Ground

Director: Kirby Dick

Released: 2015

View on: Netflix

*Trigger warning: Content of documentary describes sexual assaults and rapes. Blog post references that content.

The Hunting Ground… 1,108 more words


Women fall victim to violence in Mexico's decade-old war on drugs

MEXICO CITY, Dec 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Denisse Velasco has been suffering from acute anxiety since spring, when she narrowly escaped being abducted from a busy street in Guadalajara, Mexico. 45 more words


Gender Issues in Malawi

Chief Kachindamoto, the Inkosi in Dezda district, is annulling child marriages within her area, and sending girls back to school within Malawi.

Young girls, 12+ are getting married and having children traditionally in Malawi. 304 more words

Development And Inequality

Belén Fernández | Zumba-Thons and Other Non-Solutions to Violence Against Women

A more straightforward way of reducing “horrific acts of violence against women” might be to terminate devastating U.S. military assaults.

By: Belén Fernández  Telesur English… 1,500 more words

Sahiyo launches special toolkit to help the media report sensitively on Female Genital Cutting

On the eve of International Zero Tolerance Day for Female Genital Cutting 2017, Sahiyo is proud to launch its first media toolkit developed to promote sensitive and effective depiction of Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation (FGC/M) with special reference to Khatna in the Dawoodi Bohra community. 308 more words