Her new responsibility is added value to her role as UN main representative for the International Alliance of Women
IAW signs statement that sustainable development is impossible unless human rights are at its center as a foundational pillar of vibrant, equal and prosperous societies
Living free from violence is a human right. Yet millions of women and girls suffer disproportionately from violence both in peace and in war at the hands of the state, in the home and in the community.
In her inaugural address, IAW’s new President Joanna Manganara says the fight against gender inequality and the feminization of poverty amid the financial crisis and climate change should be the IAW’s priority.
Together with Scottish feminist economist Ailsa McKay, IAW board member Margunn Bjørnholt has co-edited the book Counting on Marilyn Waring: New Advances in Feminist Economics.