From a good education and a safe place to live to quality healthcare and economic opportunity, women and girls must meet 6 Essential Needs to succeed. Our work, determined by local women and girls, provides resources to help meet these needs.
WomenStrong International identifies safety as an essential need for women to succeed and to end poverty. As a women’s rights organization and women’s empowerment advocates, our programs work to address gender equality and domestic violence, and solutions to gender based violence.
Field Resources for Safety
Every Hour Matters: Youth Engagement Toolkit
In 2016, Together for Girls launched the Every Hour Matters (EHM) campaign to increase awareness of the critical importance of quickly accessing post-rape care. The EHM Youth Engagement Toolkit is a unique new resource created for the campaign. It includes key messages and organizing tools designed specifically to guide youth-led organizations in delivering vital information on post-rape care to the youth populations they serve in the form of educational workshops.
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Spread the Love: Share our #CitiesForWomen Infographic [pdf]
This infographic highlights the challenges millions of women and girls face every day around the world because of urban infrastructure that does not take into account women’s needs.
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Alcohol use and intimate partner violence among women and their partners in sub-Saharan Africa [pdf]
Alcohol use is a well-documented risk factor for intimate partner violence (IPV); however, the majority of research on this issue comes from high-income countries. This article by Wietse Tol and colleagues evaluated the relationship between male partner alcohol use and experiencing IPV in 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
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