International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Noted: Hip-hop, SMS and Facebook: A new way of tackling violence against women

 

"Most women who have been through the horrific ordeal of a violent assault have a number of compelling reasons for preferring to remain anonymous - fear of revenge, stigma and a desire to forget are some of them. Maimouna Konè (her real name) is a remarkable exception."
Check out IRC-UK media officer Stefano Gelmini's latest piece on Huff Post UK about an innovative IRC program tackling violence against women in Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) through social and traditional media.
 
 
 

 

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