In this blog to mark the Global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) campaign, we summarise available evidence on how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced trends and forms of GBV in Zimbabwe, which women and girls are most at risk of GBV, and what factors are driving GBV during the pandemic.
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Social Development Direct is hopeful that through collective efforts by governments, the private sector and civil society we can create a more disability-inclusive world during the recovery from the pandemic.
To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), we explore why, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, work on GBV is as important as ever.
As Managing Director, Sue’s role is to lead the SDDirect team to continue to deliver excellent and innovative social development consultancy and research with inclusion and social justice at its heart.
In order to mark the 2020 IDG, 25 years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, we reflect on progress made but also recognise the continued risks and challenges that adolescent girls face in both development and humanitarian contexts.