Tagged: Intimate Partner Violence

BLOG: Professional Sports Glamorising Ill-Health

Professional sports today is a major source of promoting unhealthy products. Elite athletes have become promoters of harmful lifestyle choices – instead of inspiring millions to live healthy and well…

BLOG: Introducing Our Parallel Event At United Nations CSW58

The great line-up of amazing speakers who will address the three major epidemics burdening women and girls; and they’ll do this in ground-breaking fashion…

BLOG: Together For Women And Girls

Gender-based violence is one the gravest Human Rights violations on the face of the earth and yet it is such an abstract term. It’s so abstract that it makes empathy difficult when using it – like many other words that are more concepts to talk about reality, a reality so harsh, that those concepts perpetually fail to also convey the reality they represent. Collateral damage, extreme poverty, xenophobia, gender-based violence…

BLOG: We Are Human First And Women Second

A deeply personal account on the scorn gender-based violence: “Then of course the paranoia hit. I felt very vulnerable and petrified all the time for about five months after the incident…
“We need to live in world where a person wo/man is free to decide to go out to take a walk/run at midnight without feeling insecure. We need to live in a world where women are free to move without feeling endangered. We need to take back our streets, our homes, our world from would-be attackers…”