Women

Rape has not yet ended in DR Congo

The estimable Eve Ensler has been doing yeo(wo)man's work in calling attention to the horrific use of rape as a weapon of war in eastern DR Congo. Yesterday she wrote a forceful op-ed in The Washington Post on the subject, criticizing the UN for not doing more to implement a historic resolution passed by the Security Council last year that officially designates rape a war crime.

A Powerful Noise

A Powerful Noise

CountryUnited States
RegionGlobal, North America

Programme Summary

"A Powerful Noise" is a film-based initiative seeking to catalyse change by delivering the message that the solution to global poverty and injustice lies in the ability of women and girls to have a voice in their societies.

Lara

Lara

CountryBosnia Herzegovina
RegionEastern Europe/Central Asia

Programme Summary

Founded in 1998, Lara is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, using interpersonal communication and information and communication technology (ICT) to address gender issues and to empower women to assume a leading role in society through active participation in civic and political life.

Tackling domestic violence: An SMS SOS

This is the seventh in our series of FrontlineSMS guest posts. Here, Anthony Papillion - Founder of OpenEMR HQ - discusses his initial thoughts on being introduced to the software, and outlines his plans for its use in his Oklahoma home town to help women suffering domestic violence

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