News-Coffee9-150x150Welcome to the 111th edition of The Pixel Project’s VAW e-News Digest!

The 11th of October marked International Day of the Girl Child. In this edition we highlight significant efforts to highlight various issues related to the welfare of girls, including a school for child brides in India, the effect of female genital cutting on pregnancy, and how menstruation taboos restrict the lives of girls in Nepal.

There has been a surge of violence in Central America, causing women and girls to seek refuge by crossing into the United States. NPR ran an investigative feature on the increasing violence against girls in El Salvador.

Following the refugees from conflict zones in Syria create headlines are stories of sexual violence. Following concerns that refugees from Syria are perpetrators of sexual violence, Denmark plans to introduce sex education for refugees. At the same time, women and girls fleeing conflict zones become extremely vulnerable to sexual assault and violence.

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It’s time to stop violence against women. Together.

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The Pixel Project Team

 


General Violence Against Women

 


Domestic Violence

 


Rape and Sexual Assault

 


Sex Trafficking

 


Female Genital Mutilation

 


Forced Marriage and Honour Killing

 


Activism

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