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16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence

A group of people holding up a sign with the word sexism during a Gender-Based Violence awareness event.

To End Gender-Based Violence, Hope Needs Action

Practical Action is taking part in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence.

Stay connected with us on this page to stay informed about our campaign, events, and activities. Learn about our incredible local partners who are dedicated to addressing this issue, engage inspirational stories of women’s empowerment and hear diverse perspectives on gender-based violence from our team and the countries where we work.

Climate change and poverty increases gender based violence with Practical Action

Join us as we explore the intersections of gender-based violence, climate, resilience, and practical action. Whether you’re a professional in the field, an interested listener, or someone looking for ways to make a difference, this episode offers valuable perspectives and solutions for a more equitable and sustainable world.

Watch our webinar “Transforming Gender – Deconstructing the intersection between Gender, Power, and Violence”

As part of Practical Action’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence Campaign, the Africa Directorate is hosting a webinar exploring the concept of gender transformation. The webinar aims to deconstruct the intersection between gender, power, and violence, with a focus on developing contexts. It will delve into the role of gender transformative approaches in development programming, spotlighting practical examples and explore and how individuals can responsibly utilize personal and collective power to influence and address gender inequality in their in their everyday lives and community.

Watch the recording