In the 21st century women and girls continue to fear and face male violence and see new forms of violence and abuse being used against them and legitimized by the system. This includes violence in the name of tradition, religion or culture, the trivialization of the sex and pornography industry, and cyber harassment and bullying.
At the UN ECE NGO Forum 3-5 November, President Joanna Manganara called on the women’s movement to monitor closely the effects of austerity measures on women’s human rights and be vocal on the need for immediate reform of the global financial architecture
The eyes of the world are on the conflict in South Sudan. Much has been done in the past decade to further women’s leadership. Ensure women are part of the solution for South Sudan.
Appeal endorsed by a number of women’s opganizations incl IAW
Does the way the government raises and spends money reduce gender equality/leave gender equality the same/increase gender equality? Intervention by Margunn Bjørnholt at the UN ECE NGO Forum in Geneva Nov 3 – 5 2014