gender based violence

Ending Gender-Based Violence Worldwide so Women Can Thrive

This post originally appeared on the YWCA blog. Republished with permission. By Celia Richa, Senior International Policy Advocate, Futures Without Violence  Across the globe, millions of women and girls are subject to violence simply because of their gender. We’ve seen it… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Holly Kearl

Meet Holly Kearl, one of the hardest working women in the fight against gender-based violence. She is the founder of Stop Street Harassment, has authored two books, and is a consultant for organizations like UN Women. Here, she talks about… Read More ›

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Great Expectations

Dearest sherights community- Thanks for the very warm welcome! I can’t wait to settle into my seat as Editor of sherights, and am excited for the feminist rock-and-roll to come. I thought I would take a hot second to tell… Read More ›

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“Breast Ironing” in Cameroon

I had the honor of attending today’s CEDAW discussion on women in conflict & post-conflict situations. The room was packed with both UN experts and NGO representatives to kick off the Committee’s process of developing a general recommendation on the… Read More ›

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