women rights

Mytheli Sreenivas, board member of Women Have Options and a professor of History and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University.

The board member of Women Have Options organization, tells us about the consequences of restrictives abortion laws and the main obstacles that these women face in carrying out a safe abortion.

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Demonstration of girls for an education with a gender perspective in Kolda.

The Fundació Guné has developed a project there to work on the gender perspective at schools with the aim of extending this experience to the whole of society. 

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 Many Afghan women have been widowed as a result of the conflict and the pandemic.

The NGO provides financial assistance to these women, who run their own families and are unable to work due to Taliban bans.

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Companies and training centers that want to collaborate with the employment and training needs of the women of ‘Cope & Hope’ are invited.

The organisation Benestar i Desenvolupament (ABD) is in search of companies, training centres and volunteers wishing to collaborate in their programme “Cope&Hope” to foster women’s personal empowerment.

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These women can be economically independent thanks to the Afrikable production groups

This organization believes in Fair Trade as a tool for women development and its goals go beyond of contributing decisively to the advancement of the 2030 Agenda.

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Female genital mutilation is a form of physical and symbolic violence that denies the ability to think and decide, to feel and to be, which causes pain and death and sets back those societies that practice it.

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Art therapy offers the possibility to provide these women with psychotherapy.

Expressing feelings and experiences through art is part of the recovery process for women that are treated at the Fundació Surt. Their works can be visited at the Galeria Atelier in Barcelona.

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The fruit of the baobab is a superfood from which a powder with great health benefits is extracted.

Monkey bread, which comes from the baobab, is a superfood grown in Senegal from which a powder with great health benefits is extracted. The women of Boundou are leading this sustainable entrepreneurship project, which will benefit 700 families in the nature reserve.

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Vivir Sin Miedo it’s a campaign that aims to end sexism and gender violence by educating and empowering women.

To educate women and end the beliefs that foster sexism and violence, the campaign offers workshops and actions to educate on equality and dismantle the myths of romantic love. 

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We need to make spaces for women, and particularly non-privileged women, to lead decision-making processes.

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The campaign ask you to strike the #ChooseToChallenge pose with your hand high to show your commitment to choose to challenge inequality.

On International Women’s Day, the IWD community has launched a virtual challenge. Besides that, several online events will take place in the coming days.

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Prohibition of abortion is part of the gender-based violence suffered by women. Violence, in this case, exercised directly by the states. 

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