Effective organised activism against gender based violence (GBV)

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Collective action and tackling gender-based violence (GBV)

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Getting to the root of power inequalities: collective action to address gender-based violence

Our contexts, histories and relationships are a part of who we are, how we act and how we make life choices. These are complex realities that we interact with on a daily basis, learn from and are shaped by over time. In turn, we experience opportunities, power, discrimination and oppression differently according to the multiple identities that make up who we are.

Join the SGBV dialogues

Interactions has published a new series of dialogues on the engagement of men and boys in tackling sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). This one-off blog series offers an opportunity to openly talk about SGBV and the successes and challenges connected to addressing it. Experts will have their say and anyone can join the dialogue until 10 December. 

Engaging boys and men towards gender justice: My 'aha' moment

Amel Fahmy, managing director of Tadwein, a Gender Research Centre in Egypt, relays her ‘Aha’ moment. Following a TEDx Cairo talk that Amel gave on street sexual harassment in Egypt – a talk which women related to, but which excluded and shamed men – her blog post explores why it has taken so long to involve men and boys in addressing gender-based violence.

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