While COVID-19 takes the world by storm, occupying centre stage on TV channels night after night, another pernicious pandemic rages on that somehow doesn’t make the daily 9 PM news. This pandemic is one that we all know about, one that we’ve grown up hearing stories of from our mothers […]
Tag: Gender Based Violence
Always Swamped With Work, Emotions And Responsibilities- But Still Standing Strong Like A Pillar (A Story of Realisation)
During these COVID-19 times, each one of us has gone through certain points of realisations. While everyone is encountering changes and problems in some way or another, at the end of the day we console ourselves by believing that we all are in the same place, and this also shall […]
[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 […]
Many people consider Switzerland as being the country that needs no more feminism. The following 10 points show that Switzerland needs to improve and for that we need feminism. I’m sure there would be a 1000 reasons, I just picked 10. Maybe you know more or you have a personal […]
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 […]
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.