The First Global Conference for Violence Prevention Education (VPEC 2020)

ESD Global and El HaLev co-hosted the first International Violence Prevention Conference in Jerusalem, Israel, February 23-24, 2020, bringing together participants from 7 states and 24 countries including Canada; the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda; Brazil, Chile, and Costa Rica. Participants included internationally renowned boxer, Hanna Gabriels, as well as representatives from Global NGOs concerned with preventing Gender Based Violence and Violence against children including Safe Hands for Girls in Gambia, Peace Jam, and The Global Well Being Fund. The two-day conference provided a safe space for participants to explore recent developments in the fiel

Boston, Jerusalem partner to reduce gender violence

ESD Global & El HaLev featured in The Jewish Advocate. A partnership between a Boston-based non-profit, ESD Global Inc., and a Jerusalem based non-profit, El HaLev, continues to defy borders in its mission to mobilize global action towards ending violence against women. Since 2017, ESD Global has trained over 150 Empowerment Self-Defense instructors from 46 countries. Amidst coronavirus travel restrictions, the cancellation of the U.N. CSW64, the largest gathering of civil society at the U.N. in support of women did not deter the two organizations from carrying their mission to empower women globally. The NGO forum, initially scheduled to take place in New York, was due to host 10,000 women

Celebrating International Women's Day 2020

ESD Global & El HaLev celebrated International Women’s Day with a collaborative webinar on empowerment self-defense entitled: “Violence Prevention Strategies for Women & Children”. This year’s theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) is: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. Ellen Krause-Grosman, Executive Director of ESD Global, envisions a gender equal world where people do not feel intimidated or threatened based on their gender: “If you are vulnerable to violence based on your gender your position in society, work, home or school, then you are not equal. You can’t have a gender equal world if people feel vulnerable due to their gender. Gender based violence is a global e

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