Empowerment of women and girls in Amhara Region

The Organization for Rehabilitation and Development in Amhara (ORDA) works to ensure women have equal rights and an equal voice next to the men in their communities. One of the main focuses of this program is to lower the amount of harmful traditional practices (HTPs), such as female genital cutting and establish anti-HTP programs. Ending … More Empowerment of women and girls in Amhara Region

Know your Power: Step In, Speak Up

This is a social marketing campaign developed by Banyard and colleagues to target young adults. The campaign can target and raise awareness in a large amount of people through advertising. The media included posters, bookmarks, backpacks, computer pop up images, and many other products such as water bottles, etc. This program has spread throughout many … More Know your Power: Step In, Speak Up

White Ribbon Day

The foundation began in Canada in 1991, on the second anniversary of one man’s massacre on numerous women in Montreal. The program has since spread nationally and is active in more than 60 countries. In 1999 the 25th of November has since been declared Elimination of Violence against Women day, with the white ribbon as its … More White Ribbon Day

Men Can Stop Rape

  Research has proven that men can play a major role in preventing violence against women. There have been many programs to encourage this; one very successful program is Men Can Stop Rape. This is an organization that aims to change the perception of masculinity and male strength among boys and men. The program includes … More Men Can Stop Rape