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GBV from an Advocate: FGM and Forced Marriage

I work for the AHA Foundation, a leading organization working to end honor violence that shames, hurts, or kills thousands of women and girls in the US each year, and puts millions more at risk. 707 more words

Gender And Human Rights

Anti-Abortion Legislation: A Failure to Protect a Woman’s Right to Health

The restriction of safe access to abortion procedures has consistently been proven to have a detrimental impact on women’s health and is therefore considered by many as a violation of a woman’s right to health. 1,285 more words

Gender And Human Rights

Abortion Rights in Poland: From Legalization in 1959 to Czarny Protest in 2016

In 1989, Polish women stood at a crossroads. With the fall of the Soviet Union, women were re-introduced to the concepts of Western second-wave feminism… 841 more words

Women's Rights

Rutgers: SRHR Education

I learned of Rugters- an international organization working for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). And as I share about things I learn I thought to I would share what I learnt about Rugters and its amazing work. 264 more words

White Ribbon Alliance: Passionate Citizens Changing Communities

Girls’ Globe bloggers have had the opportunity to meet with and speak to Midwives and Citizen Journalists from Uganda, Malawi and Zimbabwe, who are working with White Ribbon Alliance to strengthen the rights and health of women and children, and to change communities so that they thrive. 276 more words

Maternal Health

Child Marriage: whose agenda? - Camila Ochoa Mendoza

For the second part of the UCU in Africa Program, I spent 6 weeks doing an internship with Hiwot, an organization focused on the positive development of children and youth in Ethiopia. 1,479 more words

Personal Reflections

"Courage is contagious" - A Ted Talk about Violence against women by Mary Ellsberg

Mary Ellsberg is the director of Global Women’s Institute at George Washington University, she has a bachelor in Latin American Studies from Yale University and a PhD in Epidemiology from Umeå University. 113 more words

Global Health