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Gender-Based Violence

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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FY25 Funding Requests

Women and girls are chronically undervalued members of society who face abuses and violations of their human rights in staggeringly high numbers, but who deserve the same economic, social and political opportunities as others in their communities. Promoting gender equality is a matter of justice and equity, but U.S. investments in women’s and girls’ rights …

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COVID-19 and Gender-Based Violence Globally

GBV Strategy Recommendations

GBV Strategy RecommendationsThe Coalition to End Violence Against Women and Girls Globally welcomes the Biden Administration’s Executive Order on the Establishment of the White House Gender Policy Council and commitment to prevent and respond to all forms of gender-based violence (GBV) globally. The diverse members of our coalition envision a world in which women, girls, …

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Turning Outrage into Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls

TURNING OUTRAGE INTO ACTION TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS December 4, 2023  Recent news headlines about the horrific mass rapes committed against women and girls in Israel and in Sudan have brought much needed attention to the issue of sexual violence during wartime. The terrible truth is that rape is one of the most commonly perpetrated, and under-prosecuted, …

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WIOA – Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was implemented to help job seekers access job training and education, gain high-quality employment, and receive critical tools and services in order to succeed in the labor market. WIOA has a specific focus of assisting those with increased barriers to employment, such as people with limited work experience, criminal histories …

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