Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance
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…Continue
Added by Jacky Repila on December 12, 2012 at 14:48 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Asim Malik on December 12, 2012 at 5:42 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Jacky Repila on December 3, 2012 at 9:51 — No Comments