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Fighting Gender-Based Violence  

In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly put forth the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women. Two years later at the United Nations Fourth Annual Conference on Women in Beijing, Hillary Clinton famously stated, “Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights.” At the time, Clinton was First Lady. Now, […]

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Ending #VAW: Upstanders and Thinking Up Stream

Imagine a world where boys and girls know that they are loved and how to love, gender doesn’t define how we treat each other, and everyone experiences healthy, loving and safe relationships. Imagine a world free from violence. When we talk about primary prevention of intimate partner violence that’s what we’re talking about: a future […]

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What Do Armenian Women Want?

In mid-May, women from across Armenia gathered together to organize for a larger political presence in the running of their country.  These women worked to form policy platforms, an organizing tool designed to change national policy around certain issues.  Women across the world have already used these platforms effectively for social change. The conference was […]

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