Strategies to counter gender violence - #Women4Health
Room: Discovery Space
Around the world, 1 in 3 women will be raped, coerced into sex or abused in their lifetime; boys and men also encounter sexual violence in both conflict and peacetime. But they are not alone: there is strength in uniting against violence, and also in calling on male allies to counter it. From individual self-defense strategies to collaborative advocacy and allyship, what are some key strategies to counter gender-based and sexual violence? How can women both escape gender-based violence and take a stand against it?