ACCORD is a civil society organization working throughout Africa to bring creative solutions to conflict. ACCORD influence political developments by bringing dialogue and institutional development as alternatives to armed violence and protracted conflict.
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Voice for Change is a provincial women’s organization based in Jiwaka province of Papua New Guinea working towards eradicating all forms of violence. The organization focuses on creating safe spaces for girls and women and empowering women economically. The organization works in collaboration with local communities, the police and community law enforcers (village court magistrates,…
Urgent Action Fund’s Rapid Response Grants resource the resilience of human rights and gender justice movements by supporting the security and advocacy interventions of activists when a swift response is needed.
Realizing Women’s Rights: the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against W
In this article, Professor Joshua Cooper outlines the process by which women might use the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women to hold their governments accountable to preserving their rights.
Journalist and broadcaster Susan Bookbinder talks with four women about how they would like to see professionals hold sensitive conversations about female genital mutilation (FGM), including what actions to take to safeguard vulnerable girls.
This document contains frequently asked questions (FAQ) on FGM, resulting in a campaigner’s guide for young people, while being U.K. focused.
This report provides statistics on FGM practice, legislation and penalties in the U.S.
This article resumes legal prohibitions on FGM worldwide.