Raising Her Voice

Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance

November 2013 Blog Posts (4)




Added by Jacky Repila on November 29, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

Changing attitudes and laws around gender based violence, from UN conference halls to village committees.


Read Cat Meredith's excellent Blog post on Oxfam's Policy and Practice a quick tour of the globe to capture both the horror of the pandemic that is gender based violence and the hope for a society where women and girls live violence free lives.

Added by Jacky Repila on November 29, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

VSO Briefing Paper: Advancing Women's Power & Participation in Political & Public Life

An invitation to read this great briefing paper produced by VSO.  Persuasive and robust, it makes a strong case for how to make the most of the post 2015 MDG framework to promote and support women's participation and influence in political and public life.


Added by Jacky Repila on November 18, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments

When women get together great things are possible – lessons from Raising Her Voice


For five years Raising Her Voice has worked in 17 countries to promote women’s participation and influence in decision making. Here Emily Brown, programme coordinator, shares her lessons as we launch the final programme evaluation and summary......


‘A few years back when I visited their villages, these women used to hide their faces when I…


Added by Emily Brown on November 8, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments

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