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16/09/2020

Third edition of “16 Days 16 Films”: call for submission now open

Inspired by the UN Women campaign 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence , 16 Days 16 Films is a short film initiative that focuses on filmed content addressing violence against women. We ... Read more
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16/09/2020

“Ou peut-être une nuit »: the powerful new podcast by Louie Media that explores the deeply engrained silence around child sexual abuse

Little by little, women are speaking up to denounce violence they experienced during their childhood, from family members. However, the silence around the subject remains extremely present. In France ... Read more
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13/07/2020

Protecting Women Survivors of Domestic Violence in the Workplace

On July 2, the Kering Foundation and Led by HER have launched during an online event a Comparative research on workplace laws to combat domestic violence. Roundtables including panelists were from ... Read more
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23/06/2020

New Study Shows US Top-Rated TV Content Reinforces Male Stereotypes: Aggressive, Uncaring, and Hands-off Parenting

A groundbreaking research study, “If He Can See It, Will He Be It? Representations of Masculinity in Boys’ Television ,” finds that male characters on the most popular TV shows for boys (7-13 years ... Read more
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16/06/2020

THE KERING FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ITS SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR COMMUNITY FOR WOMEN TO LIVE SAFER

Since 2008, when the Kering Group first established its Foundation to combat violence against women, supporting innovative social entrepreneurs has been a central focus of our Foundation’s actions. ... Read more
Staying At Home With Our Sons
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28/05/2020

More than 2/3 of parents in the United States say boys don’t feel comfortable sharing when they feel scared or lonely

Report from a national survey of parents of boys ages 4-14 in the US, by Promundo and the Kering Foundation – based on research conducted by PerryUndem ­– launches today While 56% of parents (of boys ... Read more
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20/05/2020

#StandWithWomen to combat the increase of violence against women during COVID-19

Women and girls are disproportionately affected during times of crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified underlying gender inequities, including violence against women. According to UN Women ... Read more
DV Support during Lockdowns
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27/03/2020

Coronavirus and lockdown: Specialist organizations mobilize to ensure support and resources for victims of violence

[ Italian below ] Around the world, self-isolation and lockdown measures are being put into place to slow the spread of covid-19. However, these policies make it much more difficult for women and ... Read more
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20/02/2020

“Taking Public Action to End Violence at Home”, first OECD High-Level Conference on this topic

21 of the 37 governments adhering to the OECD Gender Recommendation listed violence against women as one of the three most crucial gender equality issues in their country. It is in this urgent ... Read more
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05/02/2020

3 million girls at risk of Female Genital Mutilation each year

Today, February 6, 2020, is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) . This year, the focus is on mobilizing youth under the theme: "Unleashing Youth Power: One ... Read more
16 Days 16 Films
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16/12/2019

#16Days16Films: An evening honoring survivors

Last night, December 16th, 2019, the Kering Foundation and its partner Modern Films gathered NGOs, activists and film industry professionals to screen the 16 finalists of the 16 Days 16 Films ... Read more
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13/12/2019

Voices of Solidarity

On Monday December 9 th , 2019, Vital Voices Global Partnership joined co-hosts Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller for the annual Voices of Solidarity event, a special evening dedicated to ... Read more
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