This month, MEWC participated in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence by launching the MEWC blog for 16 days. We featured different posts from women in Africa, African women abroad, and the MEWC team. The campaigns theme this year was “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women.” We posted articles ranging in topics from sexual violence in conflict, to small arms in the home. Each of these articles publicized issues that affect women on the ground, issues that we may not have known about. read more....

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