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.

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.

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.

Video Tips for Activists and Citizens Documenting Zimbabwe’s Election

Videos circulating ahead of Zimbabwe’s election on Wed depict a concern among civil society that Mugabe’s ZANU-PF party will obstruct the process of free and fair elections. We share a tips for documenting elections safely and effectively for activists and citizen journalists.


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