Violence against women

Violence against women

The most pervasive human rights violation of the 21st century. “Of all the evils for which man has made himself responsible, none is so degrading,…

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Monitor

Monitor

“For millions of women and girls … the rule of law means little in practice.” This quotation, from a UN Women report featured in our…

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Mobilise

Mobilise

Thoughtful people need to speak out. Too many men and women, too many leaders and too many communities continue to tolerate violence against women and…

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Connect

Connect

Collaboration empowered by technology. Sisters For Change believes that connecting women through technology will bring greater progress, capacity, empowerment and innovation to the individuals, activists…

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India's challenge

India’s challenge

Sex, caste, patriarchy and the diminishment of women. Since the rape and killing of a 23-year-old female physiotherapy intern who was beaten and gang raped…

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Indonesia's challenge

Indonesia’s challenge

Much diversity, little unity. Indonesia, a majority Muslim country, is an archipelago of over 13,000 islands, with a population of over 238 million people. It…

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Why launch in S/SE Asia?

Why launch in S/SE Asia?

A huge opportunity for change. Sisters For Change has launched its first projects to tackle violence against women in India and Indonesia, working in partnership…

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A global market failure

A global market failure

The truth behind funding of women’s rights and equality. The rights of women – and especially girls – appear to be centre stage in the…

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UK's challenge

UK’s challenge

Embedding change in the UK justice system’s response to domestic violence. In 2008, Cassie Hasanovic, 24, was brutally stabbed to death by her husband, in…

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What's in a name?

What’s in a name?

Co-founded by Alison and Jane Gordon, twin sisters from Northern Ireland, Sisters For Change is a non-profit organisation that seeks to end social acceptance of…

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