CWF: Celebrating the launch of SHE Magazine!‏

Welcome to the premier issue of SHE — the Canadian Women’s Foundation magazine!   SHE is full of inspiring stories about how your gift to the Canadian Women’s Foundation helps women and girls in Canada to move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence. Women and girls have come a long way but still experience shockingly high rates of violence and poverty. And as you probably know, over the last 10 years many of the organizations that used to speak out for women and girls … [Read more...]

UN Women deplores RAPE of 5 Year Old, India must Take Action!

UN Women deplores the rape of a 5-year-old and calls for greater accountability of service providers Statement by Sushma Kapoor, Officer-in-Charge, UN Women India UN Women strongly deplores the continuing cases of sexual violence against women and girls, including the barbaric rape of a 5-year-old girl child in New Delhi. We hope for the full and speedy recovery of the girl and call for the perpetrators to be punished. This brutal act of violence against an innocent girl child … [Read more...]

World Pulse, launch of ‘Ending Violence Against Women Digital Campaign!’

Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign! World Pulse is excited to announce the official launch of our Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign! We invite you to join us in speaking out against violence as we showcase the voices and solutions of grassroots women around the world. We believe that your stories, recommendations, and collective rising leadership can—and will—bring an end to gender-based violence. Tell us your own story and perspective on violence … [Read more...]

JAPAN Takes US$4.5 Million Action! ~ “Aid to Afghanistan”

Japan Contributes US$4.5 Million to Support UN Women Project Ending Violence against Women in Afghanistan The Government of Japan has contributed US$4.5 million this year to support a UN Women project in Afghanistan on ending violence against women, the largest non-core contribution to UN Women by Japan to date. Japan has also pledged US$446,808 in core contributions to UN Women for 2011. “Japan, as one of the initial members of the Executive Board of UN Women, is committed … [Read more...]

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