Community Heroes Drive Progress to End Violence Against Women

Girls' Globe

Blog Post written by Global Fund for Women and Rifka Annisa

Global Fund for Women grantee partner, Rifka Annisa, a domestic violence shelter in Indonesia supported by Johnson & Johnson, works to empower women and communities to eliminate gender-based violence. Rifka Annisa works at all levels, providing counseling to male perpetrators, educating the community and training groups of women to address gender-based violence locally, and advocating for new laws and pushing for legal enforcement.

Rini Iswandari leads the of Forum for Handling Victims of Violence in Bleberan Village, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. Johnson & Johnson partners with the Global Fund for Women to support 5 grassroots organizations like Rifka Annisa in Indonesia and the Philippines to provide services to victims of gender-based violence.

Rini Iswandari.jpegThis is the last of 3 blog posts spotlighting how collective, community-oriented action is needed to end violence against women around the world. 

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