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January 29, 2015   /  By Zoë Dean-Smith, Senior Director, Global Programs

Mentoring costs nothing, apart from time. It is one of the most powerful gifts that oen person can give another.  Read More

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January 22, 2015   /  By Mariela Ioszpe, Co-founder and COO of Educatina

We sat down with 2014 VV GROW fellow Mariela Ioszpe, Co-founder and COO of Educatina, to talk about what the economic crisis in Argentina means for her business. Read More

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January 14, 2015   /  By Cindy Dyer, VP of Human Rights

Instead, she described to me the grim situation where this man had confined her to his house, raped her repeatedly and forced her to have sex with other men for two years.  Read More

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January 13, 2015   /  By Alyse Nelson, President & CEO Vital Voices

What women leaders have taught me about being a great leader.  Read More

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December 10, 2014   /  By Alvin Allgood, COO Vital Voices

Our recognition of these men is important to me because violence against women is a human rights issue — not a women's issue.  Read More

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December 09, 2014   /  By Suaad Allami, Founder& Director Women for Progress Center, Sadr City

I felt compelled to help women, and I had the tools to do so, with my expertise in law, women’s issues and civil society development. In 2007, I founded Women for Progress in Sadr City.  Read More

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December 08, 2014   /  By Elsa Marie D'Silva, Founder Safecity, India

I decided to launch an online platform, Safecity, where women could share their personal experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in public spaces.  Read More

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December 07, 2014   /  By Claudia Paz y Paz, Guatemala

I established a comprehensive care system in which women who have suffered from gender-based or sexual violence could receive the medical attention they needed and also file reports. Read More

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December 06, 2014

Men and boys must demand non-violence as women cannot end gender-based violence alone.  Read More

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December 05, 2014   /  By Josselyne Bejar, Penal Judge, Mexico

The State must take responsibility for its role in eliminating gender-based violence, but we need the support of civil society to make sure that our solution is effective.  Read More

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