2016 Report on Human Rights Violations based on Real or Perceived Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Nigeria

Posted on January 26, 2017 at 8:28 am

This report outlines the legal framework governing human rights in Nigeria, discusses and gives case studies of frequent forms of violence against LGBTQI people in Nigeria to LGBTQI human rights organizations. It provides recommendations to the state and non-state agents ...

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EuroNGOs 2016 Conference Report & Video

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 9:21 pm

The 2016 EuroNGOs Conference “A Strong Start – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the 2030 Agenda” was hosted by our member Le Planning Familial and took place in Paris on 4-5 October, 2016. In the past few years, the SRHR community has ...

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Share-Net Report Expert Meeting Gender-Based Violence

Posted on January 23, 2017 at 5:23 pm

On the 8th of December Share-Net Netherlands, together with Oxfam Novib, RNW Media and Simavi, organized an Expert Meeting focusing on addressing social norms to eradicate gender-based violence (GBV). During an inspiring day-long event hosted by Nicolien Zuijdgeest, participants listened, debated ...

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Internet Politics: a feminist guide to navigating online power

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 8:23 am

Picture Credit: feministinternet.net Recognising the political importance of our technical decisions is within reach, leading ultimately to reclaiming power and control of our activism in the digital sphere as well as in the offline world. In feminist activism, it goes ...

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BLOG Share-Net Expert Meeting Gender-Based Violence – Marike Hermens

Posted on December 22, 2016 at 12:18 pm

Blog Post by Marike Hermens “The hardest thing to change in a society is what is considered normal”, a quote Brigitte Obertop was told by Mozambican women. On the 8th of December Share-Net Netherlands, together with Oxfam Novib, RNW Media and Simavi, ...

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Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender Equality and Health and Understanding Their Vulnerabilities

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 10:22 pm

This technical paper, based on global research, seeks to create a better understanding of the realities of adolescent boys and young men. It explores the specific risks and realities in relation to health in general, violence, sexuality and sexual and ...

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Graduate Journal of Social Sciences: Men, Masculinities, and Violence

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 5:03 pm

The Graduate Journal of Social Science has published a special issue on ‘Men, Masculinities, and Violence’. The issue contains academic papers, personal narratives, and photo series by academics and artists from several different countries and sociopolitical contexts. The entire journal ...

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Share-Net Expert Meeting on Gender-based Violence

Posted on November 24, 2016 at 9:34 am

Start Date: 2016-12-08

Share-Net International and the working group on Gender-based Violence (GBV) is pleased to invite you for a day-long interactive event on addressing social norms to eradicate gender-based violence on the 8th of December, 2016 at the Humanity House in the ...

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Save-the-date: Share-Net Expert Meeting on Gender-based Violence

Posted on November 3, 2016 at 10:45 pm

Start Date: 2016-12-08

How can we effectively transform discriminatory social norms in order to reduce gender-based violence and live in a gender-just society? We invite you to join in the discussion with policy-makers, practitioners and researchers who will bring their diverse experiences from ...

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State of World Population Report 2016

Posted on November 3, 2016 at 9:55 am

Forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development agenda, warns UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in The State of World Population 2016, released today. Practices that harm ...

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