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How ‘Peacemakers’ in India are helping to end violence…

My Choices, a domestic violence organisation in India is profiled in this think piece by My Choices Founder, Elca Grobler.

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Robert Dunn ABC TV interview on domestic violence in…

Robert Dunn talking about the work of Opportunity's partner in India, My Choices Foundation and their efforts to prevent domestic violence in India.

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Violence against women is in everyone’s backyard.…

by Hannah Surabhi

My parents are American, but I was born and grew up in India. India is home, I love this country. As a woman living in India, however, I’m acutely aware of the gender issues that prevail in this country.…

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Violence against women isn’t a women’s rights issue,…

by Elca Grobler

Violence against women isn’t a women’s rights issue, it’s a human rights issue. More women are killed each year by domestic violence than by malaria, war and accidents combined. I’m driven by a…

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How giving women in developing countries sustainable…

by Opportunity International Australia

pportunity International Australia says the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November and the United Nation’s 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, put…

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How entrepreneurs in developing countries are getting…

by Chris Murdoch

The year 2000 was momentous. My daughter Isobel was born and with 2 billion children in the world, it was a year in which we were close to ‘peak child.’ Between 2000 and 2017, millions of children…

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On World Toilet Day let’s end women’s daily search…

by Liz Henderson

In my early 20’s I taught science and maths to teenagers in the Kalahari Desert. My village was two-day’s drive along a sandy track to the nearest town. Whenever I travelled into town and we had a…

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Can you imagine living without a toilet?

by Mukti Bosco

Having a toilet in your home is something taken for granted in Australia and many middle class and wealthy homes in India. But it’s not the norm everywhere, especially in India where it becomes more…

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