Tag: Gender Based Violence

Stand Up – Speak Out project: Activities lined up to raise awareness and change behaviour about violence

On 12 March 2019, members of the Stand Up, Speak Out (SUSO) project met in Hanoi to review the progress in the first year and plan for the second year. In 2018, the project formed a group of 48 change agents and finalized the manual package guiding discussions about gender-based violence in the community. The change agents received …

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BRAVE – Because you are trusted

On 15 January 2019, the three organisations CARE, CSAGA and iSEE launched the project Building Responsibility and Accountability for Gender-based Violence Elimination (BRAVE) via an event called “Because you are trusted”. With funding from the Australian Government, the project focuses on dealing with gender-based violence through shifting the culture of victim blaming. The three-year project …

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How paying attention to gender differences in emergencies prevent deeper gender inequalities

Reflection on CARE’s response to typhoon Damrey in central Vietnam It has been increasingly known that disasters affect women and men, girls and boys, the old and the young in different ways. Those who are more vulnerable apparently tend to be affected worse. CARE’s lessons in responding to the aftermaths of typhoon Damrey in central …

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Breaking the silence around gender based violence among ethnic minority communities in Dien Bien

Dien Bien, 10 September 2018 – Dien Bien province will, for the first time, have a project focusing on minimising gender-based violence among ethnic minority communities to promote gender equality. Kicked off today, the project “Stand up – Speak out: Breaking the silence around gender based violence among ethnic minority communities in Northern Vietnam (SUSO)”, …

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