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Opinion Pieces Address Issues Surrounding International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

Huffington Post: Meet The Men Who Are Saying ‘No’ To Violence Against Women
Katja Iversen, CEO of Women Deliver

“…Today, as we recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, I’ve asked four of these extraordinary young men — Thierry Kajeneza, Yemurai Nyoni, Remmy Shawa, and SM Shaikat — to share their personal stories about engaging boys and men to end gender-based violence. From Burundi to Bangladesh, these leaders are taking action and inspiring community members to build a safer and healthier world for girls and women…” (11/25).

Huffington Post U.K.: A Force for Change in Women’s Lives
Lee Webster, head of policy and influencing at Womankind Worldwide

“…New research from Womankind Worldwide has documented the work of women’s rights organizations in tackling violence against women and girls in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Zambia. … Despite the evidence that their work is effective in challenging inequality and tackling violence against women, women’s rights organizations have something else in common — they face a chronic lack of funding. … The international community needs to step up and match the commitment and drive of women’s rights organizations with the cash to drive forward their work” (11/25).

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