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Every Woman Institute Launches the Safer Sooner Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Elizabeth Blackney, [email protected] (Seattle) Today, February 20, 2020, the Every Woman Institute releases its first-ever Safer Sooner Report.  “For many women around…

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Meet a World Leader: The Woman Behind the ILO Treaty

In 2012, Jane Hodges set in motion an idea that led to the creation of a groundbreaking new treaty to end violence and harassment at work—the International Labour Organization’s Convention on…

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How does a treaty addressing violence against women and girls align with sustainable development goal #5?

Sometimes it’s a sister-in-law who tells a woman to obey her husband. Or an executive who pays a new female staff member a lower salary. A man who thinks he has the right to grope a woman. UN…

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BRIDE TRAFFICKING IN INDIA: Empower People Builds Prevention Network with 14,000-km March

Partway into a march across India to raise awareness about bride trafficking, the crew got good news. They’d given a presentation to officers at a train station on how to identify trafficking…

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VIOLENCE AGAINST ROHINGYA REFUGEE WOMEN: Medical Teams International Reports

Rohingya refugees Ruvel, Rukiya and Sumaya. Women and girls make up 75 percent of all refugees and displaced people around the world, and are among the world’s most vulnerable to violence. (Photo:…

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Here’s How We End The Violence

One of the questions we’re asked most often is how a treaty addressing violence against women and girls can actually prevent violence. Good question. Violence prevention is complex, but over the last…

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Croatian Women’s Rights Groups Band Together to Ratify Istanbul Convention

Ratification is a crucial step in creating the climate for a global treaty Women’s rights advocates dressed as women from the dystopian series The Handmaid’s Tale to call for ratification of the…

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Out In Force

Everywoman Everywhere members were out in force at last month’s Commission on the Status of Women, an annual UN conference in New York City to promote gender equality, to share our purpose of a…

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A Global Outcry: Advocates Urge UN For A Treaty

In 2016, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its causes and consequences, Ms. Dubravka Šimonović put out a global call for submissions asking for feedback on the adequacy…

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Inside Tunisia’s Historic Bill on Violence Against Women

Last summer, Tunisia’s parliament signed a bill that transforms its laws on violence against girls and women. The landmark legislation, which is scheduled to go into effect this month, was more than…

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