A few weeks ago, close to 50 000 people (!) gathered in the streets of Lima in Peru. They protested against the violence that women meet that often results in something called “femicides” – the killing of women.
A spokesperson for the Serbian Anti-Terrorist Unit called on football hooligans to unite and fight women who work for peace. Now, he is being tried in court. Women’s rights defenders demand that the Serbian government stand up for those working for human rights.
In conflict-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, violence is an ongoing part of everyday life. However, for women, domestic violence is a greater threat than the weapons of rebel groups. Working with positive masculinity is paving the way for change.
Two years have passed since the ending of the latest Israeli war on Gaza. Two years of continuous suffering for the civilians trapped in a still demolished area. Take a stand for humanity, sign this petition and join The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation in demanding …
Young Palestinians living in East Jerusalem seldom get a chance to learn about gender issues or to discuss them from a personal and political perspective. So, The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation decided to create a platform for just that. Something that proved to be very moving – in all aspects of the word!
Security is not just limited to military strength, it entails education, health care, social issues and much more. However, when men dominate politics this is often forgotten. Something that Cultural Humanitarian Fund Sukhumi in Georgia is trying to change.
To live openly as an LGBTQI person in Bosnia and Herzegovina means being the target of constant threats and attacks. With the help of a human library and safe spaces, the organisation CURE Foundation tries to change public attitudes and strengthen the LGBTQI movement.
We are concerned that the EU turns a blind eye to the shortcomings of its agreement with Turkey and now is considering a similar partnership with Libya, a country where refugees are subjected to serious human rights violations. Instead of building walls, the EU must stand up for human rights and create legal ways into Europe for people fleeing their countries, writes The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation and 10 other civil society organisations.
A sharp invisible line separates ethnic Georgian and ethnic Armenian women living in the rural parts of southwest Georgia. Through The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation’s partner organisation DWO, these women get to meet across borders.
“AVNG underlines that violence against women has nothing to do with social class or level of education – you find it in all groups of society. In fact, men’s violence against women is a global security issue of immense dimensions.” Our Secretary General Lena Ag blogs from a visit to partner organisations in Georgia.