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Malala-2006

October 2012: By Courtenay Forbes - "11th October 2012 marks the first ever International Day of the Girl - designed to acknowledge the importance of endorsing girls’ rights across the planet...

UN-World-Teachers-Day

Oct 2012: By Elahe Amani - "‘Take a Stand for Teachers’ means removing gender barriers for more than 570,000 women teachers inside Iran. It also means an end to the gender social engineering that is now happening..."

Womens-Physical-Security

Sept 2012: – "Governments have signed numerous conventions and agreements to stop gender-based violence, but implementation and results have been underwhelming..." - Saraswathi Menon, director of policy for UN Women.

Muslim-Olympic-women

Aug 2012: By Claire Poyser - "For many women in Saudi Arabia, Shahrkhani has acted as a role model, demonstrating that one can respect Islamic traditions while also competing in an international sporting event..."

trickedin-fhm

Aug 2012: Advertising agency, BBH approached Safeworld to support a campaign against sex trafficking. We were shocked to find that the same agency partners with a men's magazine notorious for the objectification of women...

Fatal-shooting-accident

July 2012: By Peter Hilton - "Following the tightening of fire-arms ownership regulations in Australia, the number of homicides committed against women involving guns dropped by 57 percent..."

Family-Planning-Kaabong

July 2012: By Jennifer Timmons - "Two hundred and twenty-two million is the estimated number of women and girls in developing countries who do not want to get pregnant, but lack access to contraceptives, information, and services..."

Action-Against-Gun-Violence

July 2012: The Small Arms Survey estimates that 875 million small arms today are circulating around the globe as part of a 6 billion dollar industry. The UN warns that the shelf-life of small arms often surpasses the length of military conflict...

Oxfam-Video

June 2012: Small arms, the most common weapon used against women in general, often facilitate rape and other gender-based assaults both during and after conflict...

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