Tag Archives: gender-based violence

#women #refugees: Urgent need for Protection

“Imagine living in a refugee camp where you are too scared to go the toilet, or being subjected to sexual harassment on a daily basis in your host community because of your gender or identity.” – Catherine Murphy, Acting Director … Continue reading

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EU Survey on gender-based violence will be presented in March 2014

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will present the results of its survey on gender-based violence in March 2014.  The results are based on an EU-wide survey conducted by FRA from 2011—2012.  The survey data on violence against … Continue reading

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The shaping of visual discourse on gender-based violence

Considering the efforts to resolve the widespread societal phenomenon violence against women, information, awareness  raising and the role of the media comprise one of the key targets by the most important conventions and declarations to overcome violence against women. Watch … Continue reading

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Non-formal curriculum fostering gender violence prevention

On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, UN Women and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) launch Voices against Violence, a new non-formal education curriculum on ending violence against women and girls, … Continue reading

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Gender-based violence and the challenge for visual representation

The recently published article by Birgit Wolf aims to discuss the attitudes towards and the manifestations of the visual representation of violence against women. The discussion is based on a literature review on findings about depictions in mainstream media and … Continue reading

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