How To Test Your Communications by ILGA-Europe & PIRC

Posted on March 18, 2020 at 12:47 pm

About When you communicate you usually have a good idea of what you want to say and the change you want to make. But how do you know it’s going to work? That’s where testing comes in. Testing tells you ...

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The Framing Equality Toolkit by ILGA-Europe & PIRC

Posted on March 18, 2020 at 12:26 pm

About This toolkit is a short guide to strategic communications, based on extensive research and building on the experience of activists and communicators from around the globe. It aims to provide a framework rather than a blueprint; helping you to ...

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Period Poverty: Scotland moves a step closer to making sanitary products free for all

Posted on March 4, 2020 at 5:35 pm

Scotland is expected to get one step closer to making period products free as MSPs vote on groundbreaking legislation today. If passed, the Period Products Bill would make Scotland the first country in the world to provide period products – including ...

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Niger: What’s it like to be a childless woman?

Posted on March 4, 2020 at 4:17 pm

It is estimated that around 50 million couples worldwide experience infertility issues. In many cultures women are held responsible when a couple experiences difficulties to conceive. This social pressure can often lead to women being shunned, their husbands taking additional ...

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Care-seeking among survivors of gender-based violence in the Dadaab refugee complex

Posted on February 24, 2020 at 5:22 pm

This week’s RAISE/IAWG literature review includes a study exploring barriers and facilitators to care-seeking for gender-based violence (GBV) among women living in the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya. The study found that facilitators to seeking GBV services included awareness of ...

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Gender, power, and violence: A systematic review of measures and their association with male perpetration of IPV

Posted on February 19, 2020 at 5:42 pm

Abstract Introduction Harmful gender norms, views on the acceptability of violence against women, and power inequities in relationships have been explored as key drivers of male perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV). Yet such antecedents have been inconsistently measured in ...

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Sex after HIV diagnosis

Posted on February 14, 2020 at 12:15 pm

In order to get a better understanding of what helps people adjust to sex after HIV diagnosis, researchers interviewed people living with HIV.  For people living with HIV, sexual adjustment after diagnosis is affected by fears of transmitting the virus ...

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Violence against women increased by climate breakdown

Posted on February 10, 2020 at 2:53 pm

Climate breakdown and the global crisis of environmental degradation are increasing violence against women and girls, while gender-based exploitation is in turn hampering our ability to tackle the crises, a major report of the International Union for the Conservation of ...

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WHO Factsheet: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Posted on February 6, 2020 at 11:22 am

The 6th of February marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. To raise further awareness about this harmful practice and in an effort to eliminate its prevalence, we are sharing the WHO’s factsheet about FGM. Key facts ...

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Violence against women and domestic violence in the Netherlands: Call for a stronger gender perspective

Posted on February 4, 2020 at 12:06 pm

In its first report on implementation by the Netherlands of the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (widely known as the “Istanbul Convention”), the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts (GREVIO) stresses the country’s long history of ...

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