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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: Human Trafficking – a personal encounter

by Suzy Nguyen, AWC Berlin member Pacific Links Foundation is a grassroots organization fighting against human trafficking of Vietnamese girls and women, one person at a time. It has been worthy of our family’s attention for over 5 years. The foundation was started by my husband’s friend from Harvard and that’s how we’ve come to …

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DAY 2 of 16: GVB is a global healthcare issue that demands attention!

by Claudia Tessier, AWC member The following has been adapted from “Gender-Based Violence: A Threat to Women’s Reproductive Health,” a Policy & Issue Brief prepared by Population Action International,  2013. The WHO guideline information comes from its publication entitled “A Practical Approach to Gender-Based Violence: A Programme Guide for Health Care Providers & Managers.” …

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DAY 1 of 16 – November 25th International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

“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 price.” — Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General Today is DAY 1 of The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. AWC …

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