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Cultural Competency within VAWG – Why is it Important?

Cultural competence refers to understanding, respecting, and effectively interacting with individuals from different cultural backgrounds. It involves having knowledge about different cultures, including their beliefs, values, customs, and practices, and using that knowledge to provide appropriate and effective services and support. In the context of

Harnessing the Power of AI in the Violence Against Women and Girls

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionising various fields, and could do the same for the including the violence against women and girls (VAWG) sector. By leveraging advanced algorithms and computing power, AI brings new possibilities to prevent, respond to, and support survivors of gender-based violence. In

The Power of Silence: When Leaders Need to Shut Up and Listen

In the realm of leadership, we often associate success with assertiveness, strong communication skills, and making our voices heard. While these qualities are undoubtedly valuable, there is a powerful yet underrated trait that often gets overlooked: the ability to shut up and listen. True leaders

Being Culturally Competent: Shattering Excuses for Abuse

Culture is a beautiful tapestry that encompasses diverse beliefs, practices, and values. It shapes our identities, communities, and ways of life. However, cultural relativism should never be used as an excuse for abuse or mistreatment. In a world that values empathy, respect, and understanding, it