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Gender-Based Violence

Safe From the Start Act

Safe From the Start Act

Safe From the Start Act Armed conflict, natural disasters and climate change often have the greatest impact on the poorest countries, disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable, including women and girls. Global estimates indicate that nearly 70 million people are currently displaced around the world, and we are experiencing the largest refugee crisis in recorded history. …

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Safe From the Start Re-Visioned

SAFE FROM THE START REVISIONED In March, USAID released the Safe from the Start ReVisioned.  Futures Without Violence has long advocated for a gender-transformative approach in humanitarian response that promotes women’s leadership, prioritizes support and advocacy for gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and survivor-centered response programming, and shifts funding, influence, and decision-making power to women and …

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FAMILY Act

In May 2023, Congress reintroduced the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act). The FAMILY Act establishes a national paid family and medical leave program. The Act provides workers with up to 12 weeks of partial income when they take time for their own serious health conditions, including pregnancy and childbirth recovery; the serious …

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BAL4HER – Cairo, Egypt

In April of 2022, the Attorneys General Association and Basketball Africa League / NBA (BAL4HER) invited FUTURES to the BAL tournament taking place in Cairo, Egypt, to introduce the vital tenets of advancing allyship of professional athletes towards women and girls in their communities. Responding to this request, FUTURES conducted three 60-minute workshops to the …

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Agenda for Gun Violence Prevention

Futures Without Violence works to prevent gun violence in homes and communities, protect survivors of domestic and sexual violence and help people heal who have been harmed by violence.  Specifically, we focus on five key areas: Keeping guns away from domestic violence abusers Advocating for safe storage and preventing child access to firearms Banning assault …

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