1. UNFPA empowers market women on sexual violence  Ghana News Agency
  2. path to gender equality in Asia-Pacific region  Telegraph.co.uk
  3. Across the Globe, a ‘Serious Backlash Against Women’s Rights’  The New York Times
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UNFPA empowers market women on sexual violence | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

UNFPA empowers market women on sexual violence | Ghana News Agency (GNA)

Sponsored: Governments in the Asia-Pacific have identified three priority areas where action is imperative to accelerate progress in the coming five years.Governments in the Asia-Pacific have identified three priority areas where action is imperative to accelerate progress in the coming five years.

The path to gender equality in Asia-Pacific region

The rise of authoritarianism has catalyzed a rollback of gender violence protections and support systems.The rise of authoritarianism has catalyzed a rollback of gender violence protections and support systems.

“As the @whiteribbon #16daysofactivism campaign comes to an end, our collective efforts and advocacy must continue year round. Our government is happy to stand with the @mapleleafs to end gender-based violence. #menofquality https://t.co/VepuqHEciU”

Todd Smith on Twitter: "As the @whiteribbon #16daysofactivism campaign comes to an end, our collective efforts and advocacy must continue year round. Our government is happy to stand with the @mapleleafs to end gender-based violence. #menofquality https://t.co/VepuqHEciU"

“Do you know about the New York City and State sexual harassment laws? Tomorrow at 2PM, city agencies are teaming up with @PowHerNY and @TIMESUPNOW for a Twitter hour to share helpful information as part of the #16Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. #NYCAgainstGBV”

Chirlane McCray on Twitter: "Do you know about the New York City and State sexual harassment laws? Tomorrow at 2PM, city agencies are teaming up with @PowHerNY and @TIMESUPNOW for a Twitter hour to share helpful information as part of the #16Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. #NYCAgainstGBV… https://t.co/nEG5z3vWQA"

“One third of girls experience gender-based violence in their lifetime.👭 That's why this #GivingTuesday I'm supporting @GirlUp Club leaders around the 🌎 If you can please donate https://t.co/TneMLdNp4q 💜”

Liz Plank on Twitter: "One third of girls experience gender-based violence in their lifetime.👭 That's why this #GivingTuesday I'm supporting @GirlUp Club leaders around the 🌎 If you can please donate https://t.co/TneMLdNp4q 💜"

“Justice is the ultimate healer of sexual & gender-based violence & yet too often, perpetrators abuse with impunity. Access to legal aid & justice support is crucial in seeking the accountability that victims & survivors need & deserve. #16Days #ENDViolence”

Dr. Natalia Kanem on Twitter: "Justice is the ultimate healer of sexual & gender-based violence & yet too often, perpetrators abuse with impunity. Access to legal aid & justice support is crucial in seeking the accountability that victims & survivors need & deserve. #16Days #ENDViolence… https://t.co/5sV6mL1po4"

Egyptian women line up to vote in 2012. UN Women/Fatma El Zahraa Yassin/Flickr From 25 November until 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-BasedFrom 25 November until 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence annual international campaign is organized around the world to [...]

Women Victims of Violence: Where to Go and Seek Help in Egypt? | Egyptian Streets

For three years, dozens of women, activists and survivors of sexual violence have fought relentlessly to make Indonesia a safer place. They have campaigned and lobbied lawmakers to pass the bill on the elimination of sexual violence. In late September, they received devastating news: the lawmakers serving between 2014 and 2019 would not pass the bill. However, there is a glimmer of hope from the new members of the House of Representatives.For three years, dozens of women, activists and survivors of sexual violence have fought relentlessly to make Indonesia a safer place. They have campaigned and lobbied lawmakers to pass the bill on the elimination of sexual violence. In late September, they received devastating news: the lawmakers serving between 2014 and 2019 would not pass the bill. However, there is a glimmer of hope from the new members of the House of Representatives.

Don’t let them fight alone - Editorial - The Jakarta Post

UDM's Nqabayomzi Kwankwa says the women's department has failed to adequately confront the challenges of gender-based violence (GBV).UDM's Nqabayomzi Kwankwa says the women's department has failed to adequately confront the challenges of gender-based violence (GBV).

UDM deputy president says women’s department doing little-to-nothing about GBV crisis

The setting up of a County Forensic Laboratory for purposes of analysis of samples on SGBV victims is also in the offingThe setting up of a County Forensic Laboratory for purposes of analysis of samples on SGBV victims is also in the offing

Victims of violence to be housed in shelters in proposed law : The Standard

Do you fail to say something when your “boys” cat call, inappropriately pursue or throw sexist insults at a girl/girls at school or elsewhere?Do you fail to say something when your “boys” cat call, inappropriately pursue or throw sexist insults at a girl/girls at school or elsewhere?

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday, said that it would establish centres and shelters to empower victims of gender-based violence in the territory.The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Monday, said that it would establish centres and shelters to empower victims of gender-based violence in the territory.

FCT partners with EU, UN on victims centres | P.M. News