Month: November 2014

Day 4 Women and Armed Conflict

 Multiple forms of human rights violations take place in the context of armed conflict, all too often with impunity. Sexual violence against women and girls is used as a military tactic with the aim of damaging individuals and tearing apart families and communities. Different forms of violence against women and girls, including domestic violence, trafficking, and child marriage are exacerbated… Read more →

Day 3 Women and Poverty

Particular groups of women and girls, including those living in poverty, face multiple forms of discrimination, and are exposed to increased risks of violence. Women and girls living in poverty often face a higher risk of abuse, have few avenues of escape, and find it more difficult to access healthcare, police, legal and social services. The recent financial crisis and… Read more →

Day 2 Education and Training of Women

Education plays a significant role in changing harmful gender stereotypes that promote or condone violence against women and girls. Many women and girls face violence in or enroute to educational institutions at the hands of fellow students, teachers, school administrators and others including sexual harassment, bullying, cyber violence or requests for sexual favors in exchange for good grades or school… Read more →

Day 1 Violence against Women and girls

Violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights and a pressing global issue. Violence against women and girls is not inevitable. Violence against women and girls can and should be prevented. In order to sustain and advance efforts to prevent and end violence against women and girls, the issue must be prioritized in the new global development… Read more →

Women and Children Program

Cornerstone Manor is 24 hour emergency shelter for homeless women and children. In addition; we have two-year Transitional Housing Program and a Permanent Supportive Housing Program. We have 48 single units and 12 family units. All referrals can be faxed or e-mailed at the address information listed below to the attention of: Anna Isom, Compliance Manager.   Anna Isom, Compliance Manager Buffalo… Read more →