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From November 25 – December 10, AWC Berlin participates in 2020’s “16 Days” campaign by posting stories on gender-based violence to inform and inspire action. Stories cover themes ranging from domestic violence to human trafficking to female genital mutilation. Each daily post invite you to participate by taking one action each day of the campaign.

Day 3 of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

AWC Berlin is participating in 2020’s “16 Days” campaign by posting stories on gender-based violence to inform and inspire action. Follow the series on our blog and social media and let us know what actions you’re taking. GBV Is a Global Healthcare Crisis by Claudia Tessier, AWC Member This article has been adapted from “Gender-Based Violence: …

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Day 1 of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

It’s Still Day One: A Call to Action Against Gender-Based Violence by Molly Brown and Kathy Lyon, AWC Berlin Members Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic, and serious obstacle to sustainable development. It imposes large-scale costs on families, communities, and economies. The world cannot afford to pay this …

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Day 16 of 16: Rise for Revolution

by Allegra Silbiger, AWC Berlin member When you bring consciousness to anything, things begin to shift. Eve Ensler We become immune. Overexposed to shocking statistics and imagery, we are no longer shocked. Overwhelmed by devastating truths, we shut down. For those fortunate enough to live at a comfortable distance from violence, the numbers and statistics …

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Day 15 of 16: Preventing Gender-Based Violence: Theater for Social Change

by Jennifer Post Dräger, AWC Berlin member I first encountered Theater for Social Change as a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where Professor Patrick Sims led a troupe of diverse students in the Theater for Cultural and Social Awareness program. University departments and local nonprofits alike engaged the troupe to help their community …

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