The past three years – and more pointedly the past 12 months – have laid witness to monumental, if not heartbreaking, incidents of gender-based violence. In the aftermath of each of these, mobile technology solutions and internet-based advocacy campaigns surged.
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Transforming Gender Norms and Ending Child Marriage: The Role of Boys
The international community has increasingly recognized child marriage as a violation of girls’ rights, health, and well-being, and efforts to prevent and respond to child marriage have prioritized critical “hot spots” where the practice is particularly grave and widespread.
A Reflection on the Human Spirit on International Human Rights Day
The 20th century was marked by dark episodes of violence, repression and mass killing around world especially in Europe. Read more >>
16 Day Challenge: A Helping Hand for Trafficking Victims in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan is at the heart of the ancient Silk Road. For centuries, people traveled across the country to exchange goods and share news. In today’s world, Uzbekistan’s strategic location has made its women prime targets for human trafficking Read more >>
Gender Equality: The Development Community’s Key Ingredient to Realizing a Positive ROI
What exactly does it mean to invest in gender equality; and how does it contribute to USAID’s bottom line? Read more >>