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#StandWithWomen to combat the increase of violence against women during COVID-19

Women and girls are disproportionately affected during times of crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified underlying gender inequities, including violence against women. According to UN Women ... Read more
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Coronavirus and lockdown: Specialist organizations mobilize to ensure support and resources for victims of violence

[ Italian below ] Around the world, self-isolation and lockdown measures are being put into place to slow the spread of covid-19. However, these policies make it much more difficult for women and ... Read more
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“Taking Public Action to End Violence at Home”, first OECD High-Level Conference on this topic

21 of the 37 governments adhering to the OECD Gender Recommendation listed violence against women as one of the three most crucial gender equality issues in their country. It is in this urgent ... Read more
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3 million girls at risk of Female Genital Mutilation each year

Today, February 6, 2020, is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) . This year, the focus is on mobilizing youth under the theme: "Unleashing Youth Power: One ... Read more
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#16Days16Films: An evening honoring survivors

Last night, December 16th, 2019, the Kering Foundation and its partner Modern Films gathered NGOs, activists and film industry professionals to screen the 16 finalists of the 16 Days 16 Films ... Read more

Voices of Solidarity

On Monday December 9 th , 2019, Vital Voices Global Partnership joined co-hosts Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller for the annual Voices of Solidarity event, a special evening dedicated to ... Read more
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This November 25th, tune in to 16 DAYS 16 FILMS, a UK, French and Italian short film campaign highlighting the complexities of violence against women

“Kering has a long-standing commitment to empowering and supporting women worldwide. It was only natural for the Kering Foundation to join forces with Modern Films for the 16 DAYS 16 FILMS ... Read more
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“How does domestic violence impact the workplace?“

OneInThreeWomen , the first European network of companies committed to fighting violence against women, co-founded in 2018 by the Kering Foundation and the Act Against Exclusion Foundation (Fondation ... Read more
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16 Days 16 Films: call for submission

This year, to mobilize around November 25 th , International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Kering Foundation is partnering with Modern Films to launch the 16 Days 16 Films ... Read more
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Charity, the first girl in her village to say no to FGM

“You being a girl, as my first born child, I was looking forward to the day I would have circumcised you. It would have been a great joy for me. With your circumcision, I would have become a proper ... Read more
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Femicides are increasing in France: Activists take action to end domestic violence!

Last Saturday, thousands of activists took to the streets in Paris to bring attention to an alarming rise in femicides in France in 2019: Since January 1st, 76 women have been killed by their partner ... Read more
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"Getting better & moving on": a new online guide dedicated to the mental health of survivors

Chayn , a 2018 Kering Foundation Awards Laureate, has come out with a new resource for survivors of violence, in addition to their online guides “Do It Yourself Online Safety” to help victims ... Read more
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