Post Tagged with: "gender violence"

The Rise Of Female Ride-Sharing Services Is A Wake Up Call About Women’s Safety In Public Spaces

The Rise Of Female Ride-Sharing Services Is A Wake Up Call About Women’s Safety In Public Spaces

Many of us are familiar with the most well-known ride-sharing service: Uber. It has become an industry leader in disrupting the traditional taxi model and landscape. But along with its […]

March 14, 2017 ×
Violence Prevention Org. Working With Schools To Educate Teen Boys About Toxic Masculinity

Violence Prevention Org. Working With Schools To Educate Teen Boys About Toxic Masculinity

We are living in an era where the definitions around masculinity and femininity are being discussed in more deep and meaningful ways than ever before. This is a good thing. […]

February 7, 2017 ×
Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

We’ve all heard the saying “actions speak louder than words”. We absolutely believe this, but also, in equal measure, that words matter greatly. What we teach our children has the […]

November 17, 2016 ×
How The Taxi Cab Industry Has Become A Wellspring Of Female Empowerment & Employment In India

How The Taxi Cab Industry Has Become A Wellspring Of Female Empowerment & Employment In India

In response to the problem of gender violence in India and the growing awareness around the world via international media, sparked by the horrific gang rape of a young woman […]

July 6, 2016 ×
Gloria Steinem Brings Her 2nd Wave Feminism To Millennials In Viceland’s ‘WOMAN’ Series

Gloria Steinem Brings Her 2nd Wave Feminism To Millennials In Viceland’s ‘WOMAN’ Series

She is well know for her activism, feminism, and her literary prowess spanning multiple decades, but Gloria Steinem is no icon reserved for just the back pages of American history. […]

May 27, 2016 ×
Indian Police Recruit Local Housewives To Help Them Crack Down On Crime

Indian Police Recruit Local Housewives To Help Them Crack Down On Crime

In a country that has been known for its epidemic of gender violence, we’ve seen India step up to the plate in a number of ways to try and curb […]

April 14, 2016 ×
Board Of Education Requires Indian Schools To Teach Girls Self-Defense Through Martial Arts

Board Of Education Requires Indian Schools To Teach Girls Self-Defense Through Martial Arts

In response to the growing attention on the gender violence problem throughout India, we are finally starting to see a wave of decisions from officials who are making good on […]

March 28, 2016 ×
UN Spokeswoman Calls For Int’l Treaty Condemning Gender Violence To Keep Countries Accountable

UN Spokeswoman Calls For Int’l Treaty Condemning Gender Violence To Keep Countries Accountable

Gender violence is a global issue. It doesn’t discriminate based on race, age, background or nationality. Sadly, it is an epidemic which is very complex and intertwined with the established […]

January 19, 2016 ×
‘India’s Daughter’ Docu Is A Wake Up Call To Our Generation About Gender Violence & Rape

‘India’s Daughter’ Docu Is A Wake Up Call To Our Generation About Gender Violence & Rape

Every now and then a documentary comes along that changes the world and gives us insight into a seemingly forgotten, hidden or unknown topic. There are many that have been […]

November 2, 2015 ×
Violence Against Women In ‘Game Of Thrones’ – Gratuitous Or Raising Awareness?

Violence Against Women In ‘Game Of Thrones’ – Gratuitous Or Raising Awareness?

HBO’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ is arguably one of the most popular shows on TV. Based on the books by George R. R. Martin, the show has become a cult hit […]

July 2, 2015 ×
Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Over the past week hundreds of thousands of Argentinians have taken to the streets across the country to protest against gender violence that is rampant in the country. The protests […]

June 8, 2015 ×
Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Eve Ensler created the Vagina Monologues roughly 20 years ago and since then has been on a world-changing whirlwind advocating the rights of women and girls who have been sexually […]

June 3, 2015 ×