Gender-based violence (GBV) affects one in three women worldwide, making it an urgent and important policy challenge. Using its global platform, the Wilson Center is convening discussions not only on the ongoing crisis of GBV—made worse by the global COVID-19 pandemic—but also on the programs and policies that are beginning to make a difference.
Interview Series: Bipartisan Approaches to Ending Gender-Based Violence
The Wilson Center is proud to announce our newest interview series with members of the U.S. Congress, where we discuss ways in which Congress can further awareness, dialogue, and policy action to protect women from violence—including the Violence Against Women Act.Watch Now
16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence
Join us from November 25 - December 10 for a series of events, publications, and podcasts discussing gender-based violence worldwide, and the programs and policies that are beginning to make a difference.
Accessing Justice: Femicide & the Rule of Law in Latin America
Why are laws insufficient to protect women from violence, and how can we reduce and eliminate barriers to implementation?
Slater Family Fellow & Senior Associate, Brazil Institute
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There is a clear need not only to encourage women to report [gender-based violence], but to protect them once they do. COVID-19 has exacerbated this challenge, but it has not created it.
Sarah B. Barnes
Project Director, Maternal Health Initiative
Program Director, Middle East Program
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