In celebration of International Women’s Day, please join us for an intimate conversation with renowned experts, Mary Ellsberg and Lori Heise, who each bring more than 25 years of experience working on gender-based violence (GBV). Read More
News & Updates
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See below for the latest happening in the IGWG.
The recent Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum (SVRI) in Brazil brought together over 450 gender-based-violence (GBV) stakeholders from around the world. To continue that dialogue and in commemoration of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against GBV, the IGWG's GBV Task Force hosted a panel on SVRI's impact and crucial steps forward for the field. Read the event's recap here. Read More
On September 25, 2017 the Gender-Based Violence Task Force of USAID's Interagency Gender Working Group hosted an event focused on the role and impact of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in preventing and responding to gender-based violence (GBV). Click to find out more.Read More
On June 29, 2017 the Gender-Based Violence Task Force of USAID's Interagency Gender Working Group hosted an event focused on innovative technology solutions to GBV. Please read our summary of the event here!Read More
The Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20, 2011, and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, 2011, are important opportunities to address the serious but often-ignored issue of gender-based violence (GBV) against transgender persons. The status of the transgender population has important implications for the progress toward gender equality and other human rights.Read More