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End Hunger Action Against Hunger

International Women’s Day: Eight Powerful Women Leading the Fight to End Hunger

Photo: Guy Calaf for Action Against Hunger, Nigeria   March 8th marks International Women’s Day, an opportunity not only to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievement of women—but also to take an unflinching look at the harsh legal and social inequalities as well as the abuse and exploitation that limit the advancement of […]

Activism against Gender-Based Violence Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: Assuming what I’m thinking or what I need

Photo: Sadeque Rahman for Action Against Hunger.   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign to galvanize action to end violence against women […]

Credit and Financial Services Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: a lack of access to credit and financial services

A lack of access to credit prevents women from reaching their full economic potential. Photo: Oriane Zerah for Action Against Hunger, India.   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism […]

Verbal Harassment Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: Verbal harassment

Women are sometimes discouraged or fearful of using certain means of transport because of the harassment they face. Photo: Guillaume Gaffiot for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh.   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, Human Rights Day, the […]

Family Planning Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: Limiting access to contraceptives

Photo: Guillaume Gaffiot for Action Against Hunger, Burkina Faso.   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign to galvanize action to end violence […]

Violence Against Women Action Against Hunger

Violence against women is also: Stigmatizing and neglecting widows and divorced women

Photo: Marco Bottelli for Action Against Hunger   16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and until December 10th, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign to galvanize action to end violence against women […]