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A growing body of evidence shows a correlation between gender based violence and land rights.  Women who own their house or land are at lower risk for experiencing violence. One woman listened to the “Sajhedari” Radio Program (produced by Eq...
Ensuring access to information for women is vital for women’s empowerment, but not always simple. Women often do not own a radio of their own and are not given access to one in their homes. In order to improve the capacity of community radio st...
"I am Kamal Paudel from Kapilvastu. I am a facilitator for the project ‘Change Starts at Home’. As a facilitator I, along with 10 group members meet every week and listen to the radio program ‘Samajhdari’, discuss the issues raised during...
Writing about domestic violence was an interest of Geeta Thapa. Unfortunately she never had the opportunity to attend journalism training. "I was so interested in in-depth reporting of women’s issues, especially those women who have struggled h...
“In our village there used to be many incidents of violence against women.  But now we have united together against domestic violence, we have made a commitment to making our voice heard in the community, to convince people not to be violent t...
This is a story about a Ni Ima. Ni Ima lives in a neighborhood in Niamey, the capital city of Niger. In Ni Ima’s neighbourhood, like in many neighbourhoods in Niger, there are very few social services and violence between the local youth is a c...
“I am Susan from Badakhshan province but my in-laws are from Ghazni province. I was sixteen when my father got me engaged. I wasn’t happy with this decision but my father said, “this is our decision and you don’t have the right to interfe...
"We (women) are the hope and pride of the nation. We are the real builders and we spread the fragrance of peace all around. Education is our ornaments and the bright future is our destination. We are the beacon of hope for our country, ...