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Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance

December 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Tackling VAWG as part of good governance programming

Thank you Asim for the great Blog about Thursday's moot trial in Pakistan.  I could ask for no better introduction to RHV's paper drawing together examples from the RHV community on innovative strategies, just like the moot trial, to bring about changes in attitudes, behaviour and the institutional frameworks that condone or perpetuate violence against women.

 

We've added a link to the Paper and both the Honduras and Nigeria Case Studies to our Key Documents on the…

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Added by Jacky Repila on December 12, 2012 at 14:48 — No Comments

In a moot trial, parliamentarians asked to do more to protect women

By News Desk

Published: December 7, 2012

In a moot trial on Thursday, a jury of women affected by violence called on parliamentarians to legislate for greater protection for women and better accountability for perpetrators of violence, said a press release.

The moot court, conducted at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts, was convened in a bid to collectively mark 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Girls and Women, an annual campaign that lasts between…

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Added by Asim Malik on December 12, 2012 at 5:42 — No Comments

CALLS FOR FUNDING FOR INNOVATIVE WORK ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

The RHV community is committed to ending violence against women and girls (VAWG), and all forms of gender based violence. 

We are signposting you as practitioners and policy makers to two funding opportunities for work on VAWG:

 

1.  The first is by the Department for International Development (DFID) in Britain.  For details go to their website…

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Added by Jacky Repila on December 3, 2012 at 9:51 — No Comments

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