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Ending violence against women – An Oxfam Guide

This transformative approach:
• Starts with the understanding that every
human being has rights, and can claim these
rights
• Respects that every person experiences
her situation in a unique way, and that
every person must be in charge of her own
development
• Aims to fundamentally change the balance of
power between women and men for greater
equality.

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Women’s History Month

In March we celebrate Women’s History Month to remind ourselves of the accomplishments of women throughout the years to our culture and society. From science to politics, it’s a chance to reflect on the trailblazing women who led the way for change.

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Pride

As Pride Month has ended, I am reminded of the words of the great civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer that “nobody’s free until everybody’s free.” This does not exclude people who identify with the LGBTQIA community. The original organizers…

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Brutal violence against women in Trinidad and Tobago ignored by government – PBS NewsHour

This PBS feature report hits right at the core of why we started this website. The violence against women in my homeland of Trinidad and Tobago have gradually escalated to where we are one of the highest ranking for femicide…

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Tricia St John: I’m more than a domestic violence survivor

“In the years of abuse and hitting and quarrelling and carrying on, he always used to say, if he can’t have me then nobody else could. I think he said it so many times that he actually believed it. By the time I was ready to get away from him, I believed it too, that he was some kind of psycho, but after four years I didn’t think that he was actually just waiting there for an opportunity to attack me.”

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