International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: Changing the trajectory of girls’ lives in Kenya

February 6, 2018By Kathryn ReidViolence Against Women and Girls No Comments

More than 200 million women and girls around the world are living with the results of the dangerous practice of female genital mutilation (FGM/C), also known as cutting and female circumcision, according to a report by UNICEF, the U.N. children’s agency. In the next decade, 30 million more are at risk. The United Nations created … Read More

One Stop to Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

December 2, 2017By WV AdvocacyGender Equity, Violence Against Women and Girls No Comments

We are mid-way through the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. In Zambia, 47 percent of women report having experienced physical violence by an intimate partner. World Vision, with a grant from USAID, is implementing One Stop Centers to help victims of gender-based violence get the care they need to recover. Watch this video to … Read More