http://www.mwycfa.gov.sb/component/ohanah/16-days-of-activism-against-gender-based-violence-2015 The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign originating from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute coordinated by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership in 1991. Participants chose the dates November 25- International Day Against Violence Against Women- and December 10- International Human Rights Day-Continue Reading

http://m.dailylife.com.au/dl-people/oneinthree-myth-unanimously-busted-on-hitting-home-finale-of-qa-20151125-gl8dzp.html It is a fact that the epidemic of domestic and family violence that has seen 78 women killed this year, mostly by their partners or family members, is a gendered issue which – while complex – stems largely from men’s sense of entitlement and ‘ownership’ of their partners. ThatContinue Reading

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/285621/chris-brown-promoter-seeks-backing Dame Tariana said she would write to the Immigration Minister in support of Brown. But her comments have dismayed Tiaria Fletcher, from Waitakere Anti-Violence Essential Services (WAVES) in west Auckland. “I’ve come away feeling very frustrated, very concerned at how within Māoridom, as a Māori woman, we continue toContinue Reading

http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/69777481/man-charged-after-death-of-south-taranaki-toddler Police have arrested a man following the death of a toddler in South Taranaki at the weekend. Emergency services were called to a Hawera address about 11pm on Friday. Ambulance and police attended but were not able to revive the two-year-old girl. Detective Senior Sergeant Brent Matuku said theContinue Reading

.@dcequalsv 9Women experiencing DV are at a higher risk for HIV because of limited ability to negotiate safe sex practices #WeAreAllWomen — NNEDV (@nnedv) November 4, 2014 http://www.ncadv.org/learn/DV%20and%20HIV%20AIDS.php 12% of HIV/AIDS infection among women in romantic relationships are due to intimate partner violence. (Sareen J., Pagura, B., Grant, B., IsContinue Reading