All Eyes on London: The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence In Conflict

Bukeni will join hundreds of activists, NGO and government representatives and media to discuss concrete actions towards promoting justice for survivors of sexual violence.

Sharing Stories to Combat Sexual Assault and Street Harassment

Activists organize throughout April to draw awareness and take action against sexual harassment and assault.

Ethical Examples of Interviewing Sexual Violence Survivors in the DRC

A series of interviews conducted by Lauren Wolfe, director of the Women’s Media Center’s Women Under Siege Project, provide examples of good practices we outline in our “Guide to Interviewing Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.”

Reporting on Sexual Violence: Personal and Professional Challenges for Journalists

Covering sexual assault, including rape, can bring swift and unpredictable repercussions, leaving many journalists and others torn over how best to navigate the risks. A guest post from the Committee to Protect Journalists.

WITNESS Joins One Billion Rising Against Gender-Based Violence

This year for V-day the WITNESS staff is rising up to support the One Billion Rising campaign and to put an end to gender-based violence.

16 Highlights from the #16Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

A list of 16 actions and stories we came across during this year’s campaign to end gender-based violence. We invite you to share projects, videos, and more to this list.

Nueva Guía sobre como entrevistar a Sobrevivientes de la Violencia basada en Género o Sexual

Hoy estamos orgullosos de anunciar un nuevo recurso de capacitación: Llevando a cabo entrevistas seguras, efectivas y éticas con sobrevivientes de la violencia basada en género o sexual.

Nouveau guide pratique pour interviewer les survivants de violence sexuelle et sexiste

Notre nouveau guide de formation comprend des réflexions et des recommandations pour toutes les personnes qui veulent interviewer des victimes de violence à caractère sexuel et sexiste.

Breakthrough Tells Men to #BeThatGuy

How a human rights organization blends video and social media to engage men to help end gender-based violence.

A Domestic Abuse Survivor’s Story: What It Took to Share and Tips for Advocates and Survivors

Author, Leslie Morgan Steiner shared her personal story of survival after being in “Crazy Love” with her first husband who continuously beat her and threatened her life. In her book and a TED talk, which now has over a million views, she shared her story and the misconceptions of being a domestic violence victim.

New Video Series for How To Conduct Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

A new video series includes first-hand experience from trainees, experts, leading activists and survivors of GBV expanding on considerations for filming, creating appropriate questions, safety & security, interviewing techniques and the effects of trauma on survivors.

Activists in Kenya Integrate Video Advocacy to Prevent Gender-Based Violence

Reflections from a recent session WITNESS helped organize in Kenya that focused on how video advocacy tools can be used to mobilize action around GBV awareness and advocacy.

How You Can Support Immigrant Women Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Immigrant women who are survivors of sexual violence in the U.S. face additional barriers to support in the form of language differences, a lack of culturally relevant services, and navigating complicated legal systems.

New How-To Guide For Interviewing Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Tips for human rights activists, citizen journalists and others seeking to film interviews with survivors in a safe and ethical manner.

Coming soon: Guide to Interviewing Survivors of Sexual & Gender-Based Violence

Interviewing a survivor of SGBV on video can be extremely powerful–and extremely challenging. That’s why WITNESS is developing this new resource.