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November 28, 2015   /  By Clotilda Andiensa

CAGEAD understands that there is no way young girls can receive an education and actively and freely participate in public life when they suffer from gender-based violence.  Read More


November 25, 2015   /  By Jessica Leslie, Senior Program Manager Human Rights

Starting today, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, through December 10, International Human Rights Day, Vital Voices will publish blogs from women leaders and partners in our network who are dedicated to eliminating GBV in their home countries. Read More


October 26, 2015

Seven VVLead fellows from five countries gathered in New Delhi, India to participate in the latest VVLead peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange program. Read More

Girls fear rape walking to school in this #Cameroon village. Clotilda Andiensa & CAGEAD fight back: https://t.co/WYyqVdBikF #16Days

12:26 pm Nov 28th via Hootsuite

.@WorldBank estimates that 20% of #Rwandan #girls miss up to 50 days of school per year because of poor sanitation https://t.co/qYNnIToNls

01:03 pm Nov 27th via Hootsuite

Our #GBV Response Initiative provides direct financial assistance to survivors of extreme GBV. Learn more: https://t.co/nVe69lZFWB #16Days

04:55 pm Nov 25th via Hootsuite