16 days

December 9, 2016
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It’s time to address school-related gender-based violence in emergency settings

 Submitted by Sujata Bordoloi and Silje Skeie on behalf of the Global Working Group to end School-Related Gender-Based Violence.  This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign.     “In the village or …View More  > 

December 8, 2016
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Gender-based violence is unacceptable in schools. GPE & its partners are actively working to prevent & end SRGBV

 A girl sitting at her desk in Madagascar. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand   Submitted by Louise Banham on behalf of the Global Partnership for Education.  This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign. …View More  > 

December 3, 2016
Why we need to talk about SRGBV and girls with disabilities, now!

Submitted by Fernanda Santana – Brazilian autistic woman, activist, member of Abraça (Brazilian Association of the Rights of Autistic People) and RIADIS (Latin American Network of non Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families).  This blog is a part …View More  > 

December 1, 2016
Tackling bullying, harassment and violence in Hanoi’s schools

Submitted by Plan International.  This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign.     Hundreds of youth leaders from across Hanoi, Vietnam have joined forces to raise awareness about the bullying, …View More  > 

November 28, 2016
Poor girls are at greatest risk from SRGBV. Here’s why, and what we can do about it.

  This blog post was written by United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) Youth Representative, Alice Saisha, as a part of The Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign.    When I follow up on girls from poor households …View More  > 

November 26, 2016
Making Schools Safe across the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Submitted by Chemonics Director on the USAID/DFID ACCELERE! Project and in Chemonics’ West and Central Africa and Haiti Division, Jennifer Swift Morgan, and associate Rebecca Malinick. This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign. Originally …View More  > 

November 23, 2016
16 Days of Activism to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence

Kicking off its 25th year from 25 November – 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism to Against Gender Based Violence Campaign this year focuses on the theme, “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education …View More  > 

December 10, 2015
#16Days – Youth as Partners in Combating School-Related GBV: Improving Education and Livelihoods in Uganda

The theme of this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is ending school-related gender-based violence. Violence and abuse in and around schools affects approximately 246 million girls and boys every year. School-based gender-based violence can take the …View More  > 

December 10, 2015
#16Days – “We need protection and safe schools.” Nancy reflects on SRGBV in Sierra Leone

As part of Plan International’s Project, interviewing Millennium Children about School Related Gender Base Violence (SRGBV), I discovered that this is a prevailing issue affecting girls’ education and their lives in general in Sierra Leone. The perpetrators are mostly male …View More  > 

December 9, 2015
#16Days – Empowering the Entire Community to End School-related GBV

As the 16 Days of Activism draw to a close, this blog space has shared many valuable lessons and recommendations from the actors – civil society organizations, educational and government institutions, donors, and researchers – who will have much to …View More  > 

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