Mothers’ Union campaigns around the world, through our 4 million members in 84 countries, for an end to gender-based violence – violence carried out most often against women and girls because of their gender
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During the 16 Days of Activism hundreds of members of the Mothers’ Union in Grahamstown came together in solidarity to bring attention and awareness the fact that gender based violence will not be tolerated.
Mothers’ Union member Marthe Vira, from DR Congo, was on Wednesday 14th March one of the speakers for the National Alliance of Women’s Organisations (NAWO) panel event “Child widows and young widows” at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW). Marthe presented on her experiences with war widows in her country’s rural communities