Centre for Women's Development and Research, India
For this round we are seeking to expand on existing efforts and support new ones to remove barriers to safe abortion. This funding round will close on Tuesday 31 January 2017.
Jean* is in her 40s and is a refugee. Like many survivors of gender-based violence, Jean shares the fear of talking about her rape, “I can tell my mother everything, but not about when I was abused”. Jean fears that it is not possible or practical to seek help from her family and speaks of the need for women “to stay quiet”, and to protect their children.Read more
Clare*(38) and Yvette* (28) are refugees. They talk in tandem and interrupt each other as they describe their experiences and the feeling of freedom that their participation in the Tearfund support group has brought them.Read more
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities we share with you this video made by Kenya National Television featuring deaf survivors speaking out on gender-based violence. #DisabilityDay #IDPWD AmplifyChange thanks Strengthening grantees, Deaf Empowerment Society of Kenya(DESK), for sharing this with us.Read more
We asked our grantees to send us their stories - hear their voices from across the world.
With a big thanks to all our grantees who sent in contributions.
Thank you to Sukey Fenwick for post-production and editing.
This video was produced by Network grantee Tearfund in South Africa.
Tearfund is a leadership movement across faith communities and civil society, including survivors of SGBV, working together to prevent and end the pain of SGBV nationally and specifically in communities across four provinces of South Africa.