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The Safe World Field Partners Programme helps give a voice to grassroots women's groups around the world.

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Working at the Grassroots to Prevent the Spread of Ebola

"There are mixed feelings in our communities... People who were given soap by government health workers during the nationwide lockdown refused to use the soap for fear of it being injected with the Ebola virus." Santigie Bayo Dumbuya, Founder of WYCF.

Alliance News

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What Are African Diaspora Doing About Ebola?

One Sierra Leonean in the diaspora, Memuna, was not going to let people go hungry... this has led to the birth of Lunchboxgift. We have teamed up with the diaspora led charity 'Let Them Help Themselves Out of Poverty'... This will enable us to pool resources…

Safeworld Blogs

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Sister Sky "Gives Back" with Abalone Woman Bracelets

By Marina Turning-Robe from Sister Sky When we launched the Abalone Woman bracelets, we knew the story of Abalone Woman would resonate with so many who are concerned with ending domestic violence. The oral stories of our heritage touch our spirit, teach us…

World News

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Is Moscow's Transport Unsafe for Women? Muscovite Women Respond...

“I’ve witnessed an unpleasant incident when an elderly grandma tried to get in before the doors closed but only her arms and bag made it yet not one single man tried to help her by opening the slammed doors." - Didar (21), a veterinary science student.

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Grace Loumo Wins Award from President

On 31st May, 2010, the founder of AWARE Uganda received a Certificate of Recongition for her leadership skills in campaigning against HIV/AIDS.

Grace was presented with the award by President Museveni of Uganda, on behalf of the parliament and the people of Uganda.

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AWARE Uganda is based in Kaabong, which has a very high incidence of HIV/AIDS

For many years, Grace and AWARE Uganda have been working to raise awareness about HIV prevention.

Drama is a major part of this work and Grace has travelled the country with an inspirational drama group of HIV positive women and men, putting on shows to educate about HIV prevention, using simple theatre which is strongly emotive and, at times, even brings in humour.