Violence against women

Guest Blog from Kirthi Jayakumar , Founder of The Red Elephant Foundation

29 November 2016 Health Violence against women

The consequences of FGM on the health, both physical and psychological, are tremendous. There is a need for health care, concentrated assistance to repatriate the dangerous impact, and also, in many communities, a desperate need to help the women stand on their own feet if they choose to escape the dangerous treatment.

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A year on from the 2014 Global Summit to End Sexual Violence: What has been done? - Guest blog by Sarasvathi Arulampalam

09 June 2015 Violence against women

One year on from the End Sexual Violence in Conflict Global Summit, law student Sarasvathi Arulampalam reflects on what was achieved and why we must continue to prioritise this issue.

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What will you do this V-Day? - guest blog by Sarajane Rodgers

13 February 2015 Violence against women

A new blog for V-Day by 28 Too Many supporter Sarajane Rodgers highlighting the importance of the V-Day campaign to end violence against women and girls.

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Growing stronger by the hour - A blog by 28 Too Many Trustee Anya Stern

18 March 2014 Violence against women

28 Too Many Trustee Anya Stern took part in the Million Women Rise march in central London on International Women's Day 2014 and writes about her inspiring afternoon.

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Challenging sexist and racist music videos

18 November 2013 Violence against women

On Monday 11 November, a new campaign called ‘Rewind & Reframe was launched. The campaign sees women denouncing sexism and racism in many music videos and urging the media, music industry and the Government to address it. 28 Too Many volunteer Atiyah Wazir attended the launch event and reports on some timely topics.

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Are governments failing women and girls at risk of violence? Guest blog by 28 Too Many volunteer Ruth Samuels

12 November 2013 Violence against women

Inspired by a recent event led by UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, Rashida Manjoo, and guest speaker Marai Larasi from EVAW and Imkaan, 28 Too many volunteer Ruth Samuels explores why governments should be taking more action against gender based violence.

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"Look Again" exhibition highlights worldwide violence against women - blog by 28 Too Many research volunteer Lisa Glass

30 October 2013 Violence against women

The launch of the ‘Look Again’ photo exhibition took place on Thursday 24 October at the Salvation Army’s International Headquarters in London. The exhibition was organised by Restored, an international Christian alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women. 28 Too Many Executive Director, Ann-Marie Wilson and research volunteers, Lisa and Ruth, were all delighted to attend the launch and shares ideas and stories with others campaigning to end violence against women and girls.

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Violence against women and girls in India - guest blog by Lilli Loveday

24 October 2013 Violence against women

28 Too Many volunteer Lilli Loveday takes a look at the shocking levels of violence against women and girls in India after attending a UN Women talk and hearing the work of the ICS programme in India which provides volunteer opportunities for young people on development projects.

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After VDay and CSW, how can we end violence against women? Guest blog by Mahdieh Madannezhad, student at the Shahid Beheshti University, Iran.

19 March 2013 Violence against women

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is defined by World Health Organisation (WHO) as all procedures that intentionally alter and ncause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. It is performed on young females with the purpose of protecting their virginity until marriage. FGM is recognised internationally as a violation of human rights of girls

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Reflections on One Billion Rising 14 Feb 2013. Blog by Louise Robertson, 28 Too Many’s Operations Coordinator

14 March 2013 Violence against women

On 14th February the 28 Too Many team took to the streets of London to participate in a number of One Billion Rising in the UK (OBRUK) events taking place across thecapital. Rather than provide an account of the day which has already been well documented in many blogs, on FaceBook/Twitter and in some brilliant

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V-Day (14th February): Then and Now. Blog by Louise Robertson, Operations Coordinator for 28 Too Many

05 February 2013 Violence against women

Louise’s Blog on V Day was recently published on One Billion Rising.  See it here

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Why Do We Need an International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women? Blog by Ann-Marie Wilson

27 November 2012 Violence against women

We are delighted to share our blog on the Huffington Post to celebrate the 16 Days of Activism beginning with the International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women (25th November) and ending with The Human Rights Day (10th December).  Follow our daily posts on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with our activities and news.  

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