15 Minutes on Preventing Gender Based Violence

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Our guest today is Andrea Gunraj, Vice President of Public Engagement with the Canadian Women’s Foundation, who discusses the #SignalForHelp hand sign/campaign which recently went viral, and how we can all support those who have experienced gender based violence and work together to prevent it.

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“I can help women raise their voices”: Halatu’s story

Halatu Benjamin in the Omugo settlement in northern Uganda. All photos by CARE Uganda.

Concerned that women had to trek nearly 10km to the nearest food distribution point, Halatu, a South Sudanese refugee and her women’s group in the Omugo refugee settlement in Uganda, helped to organize a peaceful boycott to successfully advocate for the food distribution point to be moved closer to the community.

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