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Charity, the first girl in her village to say no to FGM

“You being a girl, as my first born child, I was looking forward to the day I would have circumcised you. It would have been a great joy for me. With your circumcision, I would have become a proper ... Read more
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Femicides are increasing in France: Activists take action to end domestic violence!

Last Saturday, thousands of activists took to the streets in Paris to bring attention to an alarming rise in femicides in France in 2019: Since January 1st, 76 women have been killed by their partner ... Read more
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"Getting better & moving on": a new online guide dedicated to the mental health of survivors

Chayn , a 2018 Kering Foundation Awards Laureate, has come out with a new resource for survivors of violence, in addition to their online guides “Do It Yourself Online Safety” to help victims ... Read more
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#EverybodyToldMe and #NobodyToldMe, exploring the complexities of consent

Consent can be a clear and simple statement, but its absence can be dangerous, turning any relationship into an obligation. Our partner NYCAASA (Alliance against Sexual Assault in New York City) , ... Read more
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International Women’s Day: the future is female!

" International Women’s Day 2019 will look to industry leaders, game-changing start-ups, social entrepreneurs, gender equality activists, and women innovators to examine the ways in which innovation ... Read more
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The men fighting for women’s rights: ELLES ont toutes une histoire – season 4

Video of We are WOMEN - Season 4 - Luc Frémiot After the fight for women's rights around the world (season 1 by Nils Tavernier), sexism in the workplace (season 2 by Olivier Lemaire) and the “ ... Read more
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Callisto takes its innovative approach to combat sexual assault to professional industries

“When I reported the incident to campus security, suddenly I was being questioned and doubted and asked for proof, and that process was more traumatic than the assault itself.” Jessica Ladd, founder ... Read more
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Putting an end to Female Genital Mutilation: the fight continues

More than 200 million women and girls worldwide Female genital mutilation (FGM) includes all procedures that involve the partial or complete removal of a girl’s external genitals. Four categories of ... Read more
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In France, an online platform to report sexual violence

In France, while more than 600,000 women are victims of sexual violence each year [1] , only 1 in 10 reports sexual assaults according to figures from Insee [2] and the Observatoire national de la ... Read more
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A world free from female genital cutting: Aissata’s true story

Video of Choosing a world free from female genital cutting: Aissata's true story Today, more than 200 million women and girls are victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) worldwide and 3.6 ... Read more
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Project DOT: Flipping the script on the #MeToo discussion

How would you define Love? What does consent mean? As a bystander, what can I do to help? These are just a few of the questions that youth are discussing as part of Project DOT , an initiative ... Read more
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Li Ying, Beijing Yuanzhong Gender Development Center, Beijing, China

Enabling 1,000 women a year across China to access on and offline training to be free of domestic violence In 2012, domestic violence occurred in one third of the 320 million Chinese families polled ... Read more
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