Help Us Create a World without Violence

 
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    Fighting Gender-Based Violence Together
    By - Christine Bond - Organizational Advancement Intern
    In the past few months, we have seen two mass abductions of Nigerian girls by rebel group Boko Haram, a horrid hate crime driven by Elliot Rodger’s feelings of entitlement to female companionship, and three young women raped and hanged in India and Pakistan. Clearly, gender-based violence (GBV) is not the problem of...
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    You've helped us take action to #BringBackOurGirls
    By - Mina Alemzadeh - Associate, Organizational Advancement
    On April 14, 234 girls between ages 16 and 18 were abducted from their school in Northern Nigeria by the Islamist armed group, Boko Haram.With the support of donors like you, Women Thrive took immediate action with our partner Ojonwa Deborah Miachi—a passionate girls' education activist in Nigeria. Women Thrive...
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    No1Nowhere Should be a Victim of Violence
    By - Mina Alemzadeh - Organizational Advancement, Associate
    Women Thrive, along with organizations in the Coalition to End Violence Against Women has just launched an exciting photo advocacy campaign called, “No1Nowhere.” (Website: http://www.no1nowhere.com) Please join us in raising awareness and building support to end violence against women and girls globally. To join...
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    Speaking Up to End Violence Against Women
    By - Mina Alemzadeh - Associate, Organizational Advancement
    During the last few months, with your support, Women Thrive has been reaching out to Congress to educate them about how to prevent and appropriately respond to all forms of violence against women and girls. We have discussed why violence against women and girls should be addressed on a global scale, emphasizing that no...
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  • Help Us Create a World without Violence posted a progress report
    Top 13 Moments in 2013
    By - Mei Powers - Senior Manager, Organizational Advancement
    Women Thrive accomplished a lot on behalf of the world’s women and girls in 2013. We've highlighted 13 of our favorite moments from the past year. One example... After the devastating typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, we sounded an alarm for the safety of women and girls in the wake of the storm, highlighting...
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    Rallying to end gender-based violence!
    By - Mina Alemzadeh - Associate, Organizational Advancement
    On November 20-21 2013, Women Thrive sent a strong message to end violence against women globally. Women Thrive flew in our Haitian partner, Executive Director of Fondasyon Limyè Lavi, Guerda Lexima-Constant so that she could share her story at the Tom Lantos Commission on Human Rights” hearing on gender-based...
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    We've got their backs
    By - Mei Powers - Organizational Advancement Senior Manager
    I just wanted to share an article featuring our work from the perspective of one of our amazing partners, Humaira, that appeared recently in the Women in the World Foundation (link below). http://womenintheworld.org/stories/entry/theyve-got-our-backs  Here is a section that I thought you would be most...
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    Take a Stand: Help us End Violence Against Women
    By - Kayla Rodriguez - Intern, Women Thrive Worldwide
    “In whatever form it takes, gender-based violence is an intolerable violation of human dignity. No one can quantify the personal pain and anguish of any form of abuse.”  - Hillary Clinton Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive human rights issues of our time - but I don’t really...
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    Back from Haiti! Also, honor Mom this Mother's Day
    By - Amanda Parker - Senior Associate, Organizational Advancement
    “Local women's organizations working to prevent and end violence against women have lost staff since the earthquake, but the need for services is even greater since then—especially in rural areas" - a Haitian woman activist The Women Thrive team has returned to DC after two busy weeks in...
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  • Help Us Create a World without Violence posted a progress report
    Mobilize Feminist Groups to End Violence
    By - Mariel Andrew - Organizational Advancement Intern
    A recent study by political scientists Mala Htun (University of New Mexico) and S. Laurel Weldon (Purdue University) found that when it comes to ending violence against women, mobilizing feminist groups is the most effective path. The study tracked policies in 70 countries over a 30-year period, concluding that the actions...
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    THIS SUNDAY: See our Founder on CSPAN
    By - Amanda Parker - Senior Associate, Organizational Advancement
    Please tune in to CSPAN's Washington Journal with Steve Scully this Sunday February 3, at 9:15 AM EST. Ritu will talk about the situation of women and girls around the world - including critical issues such as violence against women and girls, Secretary Hillary Clinton's efforts to make their concerns central to...
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    Women Thrive Founder Speaks out on GBV in News
    By - Amanda Parker - Senior Associate, Organizational Advancement
    Ensuring the well-being and safety of women and girls is no easy task. Over the last four years, good gains have been made in ending violence against women and girls but the fight is nowhere near complete. Just within the last couple of months, we have been reminded of how much work needs to be done: rapes in the Democratic...
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    Women in the World Today
    By - Alexandra Cervini - Organizational Advancement Intern
    Women in the World Today Published on:  October 17, 2012 In 1995, 189 countries came together for the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing to outline a Plan of Action to improve the conditions of women and girls worldwide.  Seventeen years on, the State Department reports on...
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    White House Releases New Strategy to Fight GBV!
    By - Meghan Ball - Organizational Advancement, Intern
    On Friday, August 9, the White House announced the US’s new Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally. Ritu Sharma, president and cofounder of Women Thrive Worldwide, spoke at the event, alongside top policy officials from the White House, the State Department, USAID, and George Washington...
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    Ritu featured on the Diane Rehm Show!
    By - Meghan Ball - Organizational Advancement, Intern
    On July 12, Ritu Sharma, co-founder and president of Women Thrive Worldwide, spoke on the Diane Rehm Show (NPR) about violence against women in light of the killing of an Afghani woman accused of adultery. Joined by other experts on gender-based violence (GBV), Ritu discussed violence that results from cultural...
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Amanda Parker

Washington, DC United States

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