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"On any given day, the center run by the Commission of Women Victims for Victims (KOFAVIV) serves as a sanctuary for the brave hearts of Haiti’s rape survivors." Felipe Jacome talks about the struggles and triumphs of the women of KOFAVIV, a Haitian organization that helps survivors of rape take back their lives.Read More
Burmese woman, Myat Noe, finds herself pregnant with a fourth child she cannot afford. PROOF's Emerging Photojournalist Award 2013 finalist, Allyse Pulliam, writes about Myat Noe's ordeal, trying to get access to an abortion in neighbouring Thailand.Read More
As all our 193 governments met at this year’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at UN Headquarters, the thousands of activists, NGOs, and even government delegates were worried that a failure would signal a lack of political will to advance women’s rights.
Tensions were high.
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