RET launches a series of activities in a global move to take a stand against sexual violence on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that takes place each year. It begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape!” is the UN theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism.  ''The …

Sharifa’s Story: 
The triumph of a female entrepreneur

Sharifa’s story bears witness to the power of resilience and how much a woman can accomplish in the face of adversity. She is an entrepreneur whose triumphs are bigger than the problems surrounding her exile.  Having fled to Iran from Afghanistan 10 years ago, Sharifa didn’t have any opportunities to speak of. She had to …