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By Dr Elena Kim and Dr Frank G. Karioris 

*We write this post amidst political protests that have shaken Kyrgyzstan, with the recent election results being annulled.

[MediCapt y el formato Kenyan Post Rape Care [Atención post-violación en Kenia]. Foto de Adriane Ohanessian para Physicians for Human Rights.]

Por Katy JohnsonLindsey Green y Suzanne Kidenda

[Photo: MediCapt et le formulaire Kenyan Post Rape Care. Adriane Ohanessian pour Physicians for Human Rights]

Par Katy JohnsonLindsey Green et Suzanne Kidenda

[Photo: MediCapt and the Kenyan Post Rape Care form. Adriane Ohanessian for Physicians for Human Rights.]

Written by Katy Johnson, Lindsey Green and Suzanne Kidenda

Por Carinne Brody y Siyan Yi

KHANA, una organización nacional de salud pública en Camboya, realizó una serie de entrevistas en profundidad y discusiones de grupos focales para comprender mejor las preocupaciones de las trabajadoras y cómo podrían beneficiarse de una línea directa de apoyo.

Par Carinne Brody et Siyan Yi

KHANA, une organisation nationale de santé publique au Cambodge, a mené une série d'entretiens approfondis et de groupes de discussion pour mieux comprendre les préoccupations des travailleurs et comment ils pourraient bénéficier d'une ligne directe.

Comic strip of a young women’s experience using a chat-based hotline to get emotional support after experiencing verbal abuse from a client

Written by Carinne Brody and Siyan Yi

KHANA, a national public health organization in Cambodia, conducted a series of in-depth interviews and focus group discussions to better understand the concerns of the workers and how they might benefit from a hotline.

Por Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall, Angélica Pino

WBG y SVRI están resaltando la manera en que diversas intervenciones en VG han adaptado sus prácticas frente al COVID19.

Par Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall Angelica Pino

Durant les 16 jours d’activisme, le WBG et SVRI soulignent la manière dont les interventions dans le domaine de la violence basée sur le genre ont adapté leurs pratiques dans le contexte de la COVID-19.

Written by Diana J. Arango, Elizabeth Dartnall Angelica Pino

During this year’s 16 Days, we highlight how various GBV interventions have adapted their practices in the face of COVID-19.

Por Bejan Šaćiri

Un estudio reciente encontró que dos tercios de las/os encuestadas/os habrían pedido ayuda si hubiera existido un mecanismo / servicio en la facultad para apoyar a las/os estudiantes.

Par Bejan Šaćiri

Une étude récente a révélé que deux tiers des répondantes auraient effectivement recherché de l'aide s'il y avait eu un mécanisme / service de soutien à la faculté.

Written by Bejan Šaćiri

This innovative project will go a long way towards improving the capacity of Serbian universities to effectively respond to sexual violence, and support victims. Effective victim identification, care and support programs can help reduce levels of violence and prevent secondary victimization.

Written by Corinne Aurelie Moussi

The Constitution of Cameroon affirms to women, a right to life, to physical and moral integrity and to humane treatment in all circumstances. Under no circumstances, this constitution states, “shall any person be subjected to torture, to cruel inhumane or degrading treatment”.[1]

Written by Sahla Aroussi, Associate Professor, University of Leeds United Kingdom

I was at an international conference presenting a paper on rape in conflict when a young researcher approached me privately to ask for advice on conducting fieldwork on gender-based violence. ‘The thing is’ she disclosed in a hushed voice ‘I am a survivor of sexual violence’.

Written by Soyem Osakwe

Nigeria is failing its women and girls in so many ways. The latest spate of violence across the country has underscored the critical need for government to act swiftly to protect its most vulnerable and put an end to gender-based violence. From the camps of internally displaced persons, to states across the federation, it is the same story; women and girls have been victims of gruesome attacks.

Written by Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD.

Although you may feel scared or even panicked about testifying, speaking your truth in court can be empowering. Survivors testify against the person who abused them in all kind of situations, including:

Written by Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD.

Get the outcome you want in court by being prepared for the big day. Although you may feel concerned or even terrified about testifying against the person who abused you, there are good reasons to work through your fear and do it anyway.

Written by Sarah Dickins and Naomi Mwaura.

It’s almost exactly 25 years since the seminal Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which called for an end to all forms of violence against women and violence against children. Since then, global interest, funding and initiatives to tackle GBV have grown exponentially - but not evenly.

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