newsblogs / Share-Net Burkina Faso

Four new CoPs Launched in Burkina Faso!

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In September 2022, Share-Net Burkina Faso launched four new communities of practices (CoPs) on pressing SRHR topics, with their host organisation SOS Jeunesse et Défis. The launch event was well attended, with a mission from the Netherlands and other key players in SRHR, national professional organizations fighting against drug use, GBV, the private sector and […]

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newsblogs / Share-Net Bangladesh

Violence against young women and girls with disabilities: An everyday affair in Bangladesh

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Worldwide, young women and girls with disabilities face up to 10 times more violence than women and girls without disabilities, and Bangladesh is no exception. In Bangladesh, young women with disabilities are at a high risk of experiencing gender-based and other forms of violence due to social exclusion, limited mobility, lack of support structures, communication […]

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newsblogs / Share-Net Bangladesh

Op-ed: Indigenous Women and the Coloniality of Gender

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This is an excellent opinion piece authored by Uchacha-A Chak. She is a researcher, activist, and a member of Lokayoto Bidyaloy. Violence against women is normalised in our societies to such an extent that it is almost invisible, like the air we breathe. Neither the perpetrators nor the systems that permit and breed violence against […]

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newsblogs / Share-Net Netherlands

Our 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign is live!

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For 16 days until December 10, we’re sharing stories, facts, resources, art, and quotes exploring different aspects of gender-based violence and the diversity of people it affects. This year our theme is #FromAwarenesstoAction. Raising awareness about gender-based violence is a key component of the #16Days campaign, but we will also share how our members and […]

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newsblogs / Share-Net Bangladesh

UNDP, BWJA signs an MoU to address, redress violence against women in Bangladesh

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bangladesh Women Judges Association (BWJA) to address and redress violence against women (VAW) during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond, reports UNB (United News of Bangladesh). Van Nguyen, deputy resident representative of UNDP Bangladesh, and Hosneara Begum, president of BWJA, signed […]

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newsblogs / Share-Net Bangladesh

Beyond Candid: Raising awareness through candid voices

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A year ago, the youth-led platform Beyond Candid was formed with the intention of bringing stories about social injustices and gender-based violence to the forefront through candid lenses. For Co-Founder Masud Parvez, the platform is a means of getting to his dream of building a better tomorrow while ensuring a safer world for future generations. […]

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