Category Archives: Sexual violence in conflict

Tackling the Underrepresentation of Women in Diplomacy by Kasey Robinson WINNER of the EWI NextGen Competition

We are very glad and proud to announce that the essay by Kasey Robinson, student at LSE and volunteer at GenderHopes, has won THE FIRST PRIZE of the 2017 EWI NextGen Competition! We would like to congratulate Kasey for highlighting the underrepresentation of women in diplomacy. In this article, Kasey discusses the underrepresentation of women in diplomacy and in post-conflict negotiation. She notes the importance of equal representation to increase a society’s peacefulness, decrease domestic violence...

Our March – April newsletter is out!

GenderHopes’ newsletter covering March and April is out now! Read about the UN Step It Up Campaign to increase gender equality and how your country ranks in terms of gender equality in the workplace. Read more about GenderHopes’ participation in the Women in Leadership Roundtable organised by the Global Diplomatic Forum and how International Women’s Day was marked on 8 March. We are excited to featured Susie Wolff, retired female F1 driver and founder of the...

Our November – December newsletter is out!

In our November-December newsletter, you can read about GenderHopes’ social media campaign to mark the International Day to End Violence Against Women on 25 November, learn more about the BBC 100 Women series, and about the activities of our partners to increase gender equality. As you finalise your holiday shopping, you can also report sexist toys to The Guardian and learn more about the Let Toys be Toys campaign. Read more here....

Our newsletter for July-August is out!

GenderHopes’ newsletter for July-August is out today! In this edition, read about Vibeke’s trip to Rwanda, an interview with former student Nadine from Akilah Institute for Women in Kigali, sexual violence in conflict and about our upcoming screening – the first in Monaco – of the movie Miss Representation. Click here to read our newsletter....