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Human rights attorneys call for a global treaty to end violence against women

Human rights attorneys from around the world are calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council to call for a global treaty to end violence against women during its upcoming session. Read the…

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Dr. Morissanda Kouyate writes in Think Global Health about the call for a global treaty to end VAW

Dr. Morissanda Kouyate, 2020 Mandela Prize co-laureate and Every Woman board member, wrote an article published on Think Global Health urging the creation of a global treaty to end violence against…

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Over 500 Physicians Worldwide Call on WHO to Support Global Treaty to End Violence Against Women and Girls, in Advance of 2021 Assembly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2021   CONTACT: Shayna Samuels,   Over 500 Physicians Worldwide Call on WHO to Support Global Treaty to End Violence Against Women…

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Annoucing Rotary International-Funded Project to Advocate for an End to Violence Against Woman in Nepal

Every Woman Treaty, Global Health Advocacy Incubator, and Women for Human Rights supported by Rotary International to Advocate for an End to Violence Against Women in Nepal   Every Woman Treaty…

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Intersecting Pandemics and A Time for Action

  This year will be defined by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also be defined by the global, exponential growth of violence against women and girls who were forced to shelter with their…

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GUEST POST: How Afghan Youth Are Empowering Women’s Voices During the Government-Taliban Peace Talks

By Taylor Bloch Global attention has turned to Afghanistan, as over 100 international political leaders and 400 Afghan women’s rights activists have called for the incorporation of women’s rights…

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From Zainab Ali Khan: Pakistan in Focus

As women and girls across the globe have been forced to shelter with their abusers, reports of violence increased, and we are reminded that the frontlines exist in our own homes, communities, and…

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Ending the Culture of Violence, Yudit Zicklin-Sidikman

Every Woman Treaty would like to highlight Yudit Zicklin-Sidikman, Founder and President of ESD Global Inc., a global organization working to establish Empowerment Self Defense as the key violence…

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Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman Named Aurora Prize Laureates

(Seattle, WA, USA) The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative named Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman of the Elman Peace Center in Somalia as the 2020 Aurora Prize Laureates. Adan is a Founding Board Member of…

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Pakistan in Focus: From Zainab Ali Khan, Founding Working Group Member

Zainab Ali Khan, Founding Working Group Member of Every Woman Treaty, is a Gender Specialist with over 10 years of work experience in the Development and Corporate sectors of Pakistan. Belonging to a…

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Thank you Djessou Kouyaté @DKOUYATE , Director of the Inter-African Committee in the US, for all you are doing to raise awareness of the risks to women and girls from #FGM, and to help protect them. The British Embassy 🇬🇧 is glad to support you in this important work. WomanTreaty photo

It’s time to #endFGM once and for all. #GenerationEquality stands with the survivor-led movement to ensure no more women & girls undergo this harmful practice. WomanTreaty photo

@IncubatorGHAI So many important advocates to honor! @LoriHeise5 @myPlanInfo’s Nancy Glass and @SenatorBarb are a few of the fierce and fabulous women doing this work through @JohnsHopkins and schools of nursing the world over.

@WomanTreaty @IncubatorGHAI It is a sad testimony but each one of us has a direct connect to someone experiencing domestic violence - we can be an agent for change by supporting and encouraging them to seek help as appropriate - and to be a spokesperson to remove the stigma attached to being a victim
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