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Gender Aspects of Human Trafficking

By Emilie Linder Definition According to international law, trafficking in persons is a serious crime and a grave violation of human rights. It has dreadful effects on many aspects of the trafficked person victims' life such as exposition to physical, psychological, economic and sexual violence, amounting at times to ...

Child Marriage Series Part 2

Rights at Risk: Strategies for Transformative Change By: Surbhi Mahajan Given the complex scenario, adolescent girls and young women need to be strategically engaged. Several studies by renowned feminist scholars and practitioners have shown at length the critical need for young girls and women to recognise themselves as ...

Child Marriage Series Part 1

Rights at Risk: Child Marriage, Causes and Effects  By Surbhi Mahajan  The Problem Child and forced marriage are two of the oldest manifestations of violent discrimination against adolescent girls and young women across the world. Over the years, its prevalence has somewhat decreased in many countries according to the ...

#MeToo: Testimony 3

The movement #metoo is a beautiful initiative which gives a space for people who have suffered sexual assault or harassment to voice their experiences. However, we understand that many survivors do not have the possibility or means to do so. We would like to offer the opportunity to anyone who would like to come forward ...

#MeToo: Testimony 2

The movement #metoo is a beautiful initiative which gives a space for people who have suffered sexual assault or harassment to voice their experiences. However, we understand that many survivors do not have the possibility or means to do so. We would like to offer the opportunity to anyone who would like to come forward ...

#MeToo: Testimony 1

The movement #metoo is a beautiful initiative which gives a space for people who have suffered sexual assault or harassment to voice their experiences. However, we understand that many survivors do not have the possibility or means to do so. We would like to offer the opportunity to anyone who would like to come forward ...

AFRICA DAY: #MakingWomenVisible Campaign

  On May 25th, various countries across the African continent and worldwide, celebrated Africa Day. A celebration that represents the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now known as African Union. The first Africa Day was held in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) in 1963, when 32 ...