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By: Krong Chanthou, ActionAid CambodiaSonita is 40 years’ old and works as a beer promoter in a KTV (karaoke bar) in Cambodia. Like many entertainment workers in Cambodia, she has suffered long...
Friday, November 23, 2018 - 13:34
16 days of activism
Gender based violence
Stories from the frontline of the fight against FGM
To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, we've collected these inspiring stories from Kenya:Theresa and Janet[ibimage==21904==image_content_fullwidth==none==self==...
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 12:45
Jesca sits proudly in her restaurant, a tiny little brick building at a crossroads outside her village in Uganda. She serves up her speciality, millet porridge with tamarind – hot, fruity and spicy...
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 18:28
The Bangladesh factory collapse - no accident
Even now, I feel like I’m still inside the debris, amongst the heaped dead bodies and buzzing flies. Hearing the screams of the survivors, the screeching of the industrial machinery lifting away...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 13:56
young urban women
Women's Rights in Emergencies
6 Jul 2009
It is widely acknowledged that emergencies have a differential impact upon women, men, girls and boys. The social, cultural, political, economic and ecological context both before and after...
Zimbabwe marks 16 days of Activism against gender based violence
ActionAid International Zimbabwe (AAI Zimbabwe), in collaboration with its human rights partners, joins the rest of the world in the annual 16 days campaign against-gender based violence, known as...
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 15:56
16 days of activism against gender based violence