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Deutsche Welle (DW)

Ihab Zidan

20 June 2021

Egypt

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The Egyptian Facebook group Qawem (Arabic for resist) helps victims of sextortion by turning threats around to target the attacker. Sextortion, in which threatened disclosure of a person's nude or other embarrassing p...

The New York Times

Andy Newman

17 June 2021

New York, New York, United States

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Stay-away orders are a tool New York judges can use to protect victims from their abusers even before accusations get scrutinized in court. They grew out of a reform movement that urged police and prosecutors to take ...

BBC

Craig Langran

8 June 2021

Bogotá, Colombia

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Most domestic violence telephone helplines offer help to women who have been abused, and counseling programs for men provide their services in prison, once men have committed serious violence. But Línea Calma tries to...

News48

Isabella De Maddalena

13 May 2021

Italy

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Amleta combats gender inequality in the theater industry on several fronts. The group, which began with 28 founding members and quickly grew to almost 400, conducted the first survey of the industry, finding a signifi...

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Mahima Jain

22 April 2021

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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In India, where women face high rates of harassment by men but rarely report abuse because they view the police as hostile, the Telangana State Police encouraged more reporting by turning WhatsApp into an anti-harassm...

Bloomberg CityLab

Sarah Holder

2 April 2021

San Francisco, California, United States

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A coalition of groups advocating for young girls of color succeeded in winning new policies and financial support to combat sexual harassment on public transportation. By surveying middle and high school students abou...

CNN

Scottie Andrew

Maria Morava

28 March 2021

United States

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16-year-old Maayan Segal and her father launched Queeng, a deck of cards that represents gender equality and includes a range of racial and cultural identities. The first iteration sold over 50,000 decks but was re-de...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Angelica Marin

19 March 2021

Italy

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The Iron Dames is one of just three all-female professional racing teams that competes in Grand Touring endurance racing around the world. The group was founded to change the perception of women in the sport and they ...

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Kagondu David Njagi

16 March 2021

Kendu Bay, Kenya

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A renewable energy project in Kenya is empowering women to catch their own fish instead of relying on “sex-for-fish” deals. Previously, men used to control the mechanisms for catching fish and would only sell to women...

Chicago Tribune

Annie Sweeney

16 March 2021

Illinois, United States

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The Women and Survivors Project provides legal representation to women imprisoned for crimes that stemmed from histories of abuse. Nearly all incarcerated women have suffered violent abuse. Many end up punished for fi...

International Centre for Investigative Reporting

Seun Durojaiye

13 March 2021

Nigeria

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To combat high rates of sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria, the Spotlight Initiative supports several organizations providing counseling and educational services to victims and to women and girls at risk of a...

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Sarah Moss

8 March 2021

New South Wales, Australia

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Mothers and Sons is a six-week domestic-violence prevention program for boys 6-8 years old and their mothers. Unlike programs aimed at older youth and men, mothers sign up for this because they want their sons to grow...

Malheur Enterprise

Pat Caldwell

3 March 2021

Duluth, Minnesota, United States

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The Duluth Model is one of multiple successful responses to domestic violence that focus on prevention through counseling and education, rather than relying only on punishment after a crime has been committed. The oft...

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Christina Noriega

22 January 2021

Bogotá, Colombia

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The Calm Hotline takes calls from men in Bogotá, Colombia, in an effort to address the root causes of domestic violence: a culture of machismo. Four psychologists take emergency calls – about 700 calls came in the ser...

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Kim Harrisberg

18 January 2021

Cape Town, South Africa

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To combat high rates of sexual violence in the Cape Flats neighborhood, an entrepreneur steeped in activism founded a women-only driving school. Hundreds of women have learned to drive without having to fend off assau...

Deutsche Welle (DW)

Victoria Stunt

13 January 2021

Colombia

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In Colombia – where having an abortion can be stigmatizing, in some cases illegal, and now even more difficult due to the coronavirus pandemic – a clinic has set up a national hotline to help women who are up to 10 we...

NPR

Laine Kaplan-Levenson

7 January 2021

United States

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The story of the passage of the Violence Against Women Act starts with a young legal aide to Sen. Joe Biden who did not identify as a feminist and knew little about the issues, but whose methodical building of a coali...

Global Geneva Magazine

Edward Girardet

4 January 2021

Thailand

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Wat Arun Rajvaram Community Learning Centre, founded on Buddhist precepts by a former monk, has trained more than 250 Thai young women for work as nurse assistants, jobs aimed at keeping them out of the illicit sex tr...

NPR

Sylvia Poggioli

2 January 2021

Italy

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Advancing Women Artists (AWA) is a nonprofit foundation that has identified around 2,000 pieces of art by women artists that were forgotten or stored away in Italy’s museums and churches. The organization has financed...

NBC News

Kristi Eaton

31 December 2020

Bangladesh

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Pathways to Promise is a program helping garment workers in Bangladesh, mostly women and young girls, overcome financial obstacles when pursuing higher education. Pathways, which was started in 2016, helps offset sala...

Anchorage Daily News

Kyle Hopkins

30 December 2020

Alaska, United States

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Despite hopes that testing a backlog of rape kits would reveal many new serial-rape suspects, Alaska's three-year push to test 568 kits under the federally funded Sexual Assault Kit Initiative led to only one new pros...

Deutsche Welle (DW)

Nawar Al Mir Ali

26 December 2020

Syria

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To help Syrian women facing the threat of "sextortion" – harassment based on threats to expose women's nude photos – Gardenia magazine's It Is Your Right campaign has encouraged 1,100 women to come forward to sue thei...

BBC

Bara’atu Ibrahim

22 December 2020

Nigeria

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Women who faced difficulty getting to the nearest hospital when they were in labor, organized to raise money to buy a car that could be used as an emergency vehicle. Although having the car has helped significantly wi...

World Politics Review

May El Habachi

17 December 2020

Egypt

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A growing #MeToo movement brought sexual assault into national dialogues, even in remote governorates, and has led to arrests and legal reforms, such as allowing sexual assault victims and witnesses to remain anonymou...

Euronews

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Naira Davlashyan

10 December 2020

Burundi

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A grassroots movement in Burundi has resulted in more familial bliss for households who suffered from domestic abuse. Through CARE International, a group of Burundian men are taking on toxic masculinity, entrenched cu...

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