#GBV

  • Saahas – the story of one woman, a laptop and a big vision

    On the occasion of the International Day of Youth, the Red Elephant Foundation announced the formal launch of its mobile app, Saahas. The mobile version of the GBV Help Map, Saahas is a tool for survivors of gender-based violence and for bystanders to equip themselves with resources to respond...
  • On GBV and Women’s Health

    Gender-based violence (GBV) has far reaching short and long term effects not only on the victims, but also their families and communities. Women are one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to different types of violence with one in three women suffering from it. UN Women reports...
  • Triggering Global Debate on #GBV

    November 25th, 2015 marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This day was the beginning of a ground-breaking global campaign ‘16 Days of Activism’ that aimed at raising awareness about the far-reaching effects of gender based violence. The initiative drew to a close on December...
  • Perfidy in the blood

    As children, we are brought up to believe that the home is a safe haven we share with our parents and siblings, and perhaps even extended family and a few pets; it is a place where we are reared, cared for and protected so we have the opportunity to...