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Sexual and gender-based violence as a political weapon in conflicts.

Sexual and gender-based violence as a political weapon in conflicts.
By on 18 July 2014

IAW proposes a specific discussion group during the Geneva NGO Forum, November 2014

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The effects of the economic crisis on women and gender equality in Europe

The effects of the economic crisis on women and gender equality in Europe
By on 18 July 2014

IAW proposes a specific discussion group during the ECE NGO Forum, Geneva, November 2014.

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Torild Skard: Women remain a minority in national political leadership

Torild Skard: Women remain a minority in national political leadership
By on 11 July 2014

At the UN ECE Regional Review in Geneva in November, Torild Skard will discuss power and decision-making.

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New Book: Women of Power – half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide

New Book: Women of Power – half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide
By on 9 July 2014

This unique book, written by Torild Skard, former president of the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights, is the first to provide a comprehensive overview of how and why women in 53 countries rose to the top in the years since World War II. It presents all 73 female presidents and prime ministers from around the world, from 1960 (when the first was elected) to 2010.

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Lybian Activist Murdered

Lybian Activist Murdered
By on 7 July 2014

The International Alliance of Women strongly condemns the targeting of Human Rights Activists in Lybia and elsewhere

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Soon-Young Yoon: So why am I still here? I am here to keep on earning their trust. The world’s women and girls are counting on us.

Soon-Young Yoon:  So why am I still here? I am here to keep on earning their trust. The world’s women and girls are counting on us.
By on 28 June 2014

At the Launch of Beijing Plus 20 on June 26, 2014 in the Apollo Theatre in New York, Soon-Young Yoon, IAW representative to the UN and chair of the NGO CSW/NY committee asked, ‘Will Beijing + 20 make a difference? The truth is we can’t be sure, but we often underestimate the power of what we accomplish at the UN. *

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