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Resources about women and violence, rape, intimate partner violence, and gender based violence.


Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network

Established in 1995 by a coalition of women’s rights activists with the aim of strengthening the capacities of women’s rights organizations and addressing women’s subordination and violence against women and girls in the Horn of Africa, SIHA has grown substantially and is now comprised of 136 member organizations.


Women’s Declaration Against Kinder Morgan Camps

Man camps are temporary housing facilities constructed for predominantly male workers on resource development projects in the oil, pipeline, mining, hydroelectric, and forestry industries. Reports show a direct correlation between these encampments and violence against women.

gender-based violence (GBV)

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

This campaign uses the 16 days between International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November) and International Human Rights Day (10 December) to reinforce that eliminating all forms of violence against women is a human rights issue and that the act of perpetrating violence against women is a human rights violation.