Opinion: How impact investing can help girls shatter the glass ceiling

14/8/2020 Proposed by Vera Siaterli Moringa School in Kenya and Rwanda, a social enterprise built with a blended private and philanthropic financing partnership, has spent the last five years developing a bespoke curriculum for young adult students, both in the classroom and online, that combines skills in software development and data science with essential transferable …

Syria – Sexual & Gender-Based Violence in Syrian Detention Facilities

31/7/2020 Sent by Sissy Vovoy SURVIVORS: SEXUAL VIOLENCE BY SYRIAN INTELLIGENCE SERVICES ARE CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY German authorities must finally prosecute sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Syrian detention centers for what it is: a crime against humanity. This is the aim of a criminal complaint that seven survivors of Bashar al-Assad’s torture system submitted …

TURKEY – MURDER SPARKS OUTRAGE OVER RISING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN & FEMICIDE

27/7/2020 Sent by Sissy Vovoy High femicide rate and efforts to roll back Turkey legislation designed to protect women are under spotlight Turkey – Long History of Femicides The recent murder of Turkish student Pinar Gültekin by her ex-boyfriend has sparked outrage in Turkey. Womens’ rights activists are calling for the government to tackle the …

Shut Down Pornhub and Hold Its Executives Accountable for Aiding Trafficking

26/7/2020 Sent by Anastasia Selini   Pornhub, the world’s largest and most popular porn site, has been repeatedly caught enabling, hosting, and profiting from videos of child rape, sex trafficking, and other forms of non-consensual content exploiting women and minors. We’re calling for Pornhub to be shut down and its executives held accountable for these …

Announcement of the collectives of the Panhellenic Network

9/7/2020 This motion is endorced by mov Announcement of the collectives of the Panhellenic Network: Not in the inclusion of refugees in the miserable structures (camps & hotspots) By a joint decision of the Ministers of Civil Protection, Health and Immigration and Asylum, the measures to restrict the movement of residents in the Reception and …