Tag: Gender Based Violence

Truth and Consequences: Striking a resonant cord

[This post is originally written by Toby Simon, Board member of YWCA Haiti and reposted from www.convergenceri.com with the author’s permission. To access the original article, please click here]   PROVIDENCE – Me, too. Syracuse, N.Y. The first incident I recall was when I was 15 and sitting in Dr. Greminger’s […]

Ringing the alarm against rape: is it any good?

By Sahita Pierre-Antoine, YWCA of Haiti  On May 9, 2016, the New York Times published a short article on India’s idea of incorporating panic buttons and GPS to all phones as a way to manage and respond to sexual attacks. In a statement, a government official declared that “in order […]

Sex Trafficking in Canada’s North

By: Dhivya Shastri, YWCA of Canada Working in Canada’s Arctic territory of Nunavut has shown me a side of my own country that I never really knew existed. I am not Inuit, but working here gives me the greatest gift I can receive: a perspective.