As gender-based violence and job loss become growing concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the executive director of U.N. Women highlights the struggles faced by women during this time. In a statement released earlier this year, U.N. Women reported rising numbers of calls to domestic violence helplines and shelters worldwide during the pandemic. Alongside this, government […]
On World AIDS Day, PEPFAR Announces Partnership Targeting Infection of Young Women and Girls
Today, on World AIDS Day, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) announced it will partner with Johnson & Johnson, Gilead Sciences and ViiV Healthcare to reduce AIDS infection of young women and girls globally.
First World Day Against Human Trafficking Encourages International Action
The first World Day against Trafficking in Persons took place Wednesday in an effort by the United Nations to bring attention to the continuing need for international support in order to help trafficking victims and to end impunity for perpetrators.
Why Is the FMF Refusing to Abandon the Women and Girls of Afghanistan?
Afghanistan is in deplorable condition. There’s no disputing that. Some feel that we should just walk away.