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Hillary Clinton has shattered the glass ceiling

Hillary Clinton has shattered the glass ceiling
By on 18 August 2016

We have a candidate for the US presidency that is not only showing that she has real political will to make a difference concerning the needs and rights of all women, but she is also committed to the full implementation of these rights.

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Call for action

Call for action
By on 31 July 2016

International Alliance of Women urges women to provide input to the call for information on (lack of) implementation of regional and international standards on violence against women

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Civil society calls on the solidarity of member states of Human Rights Council

By on 13 July 2016

244 civil society organizations including IAW call on the support and solidarity of member states in rejecting amendments to HRC32 draft resolution protecting civil society space. The draft resolution is to be considered for adoption at the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council.

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Feminist Activist and Women Human Rights Defender Mozn Hassan Banned from Travel

Feminist Activist and Women Human Rights Defender Mozn Hassan Banned from Travel
By on 4 July 2016

The travel ban for Mozn Hassan is an example of the shrinking space for Civil Society in many countries, including Egypt. IAW is very worried about this development. It is in complete defiance of Resolution 32/29 of the Human Rights Council, which will be adopted soon, unamended we hope!. Read more: Travel ban – Egypt

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Resolution on Protection of the Family – letter to the Permanent Representative of Greece in Geneva

Resolution on Protection of the Family – letter to the Permanent Representative of Greece in Geneva
By on 30 June 2016

The resolution on Protection of the Family tabled by a group of states at the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council is anti-family in nature

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Eliminate Violence against Women with IAW

Eliminate Violence against Women with IAW
By on 23 June 2016

Help enable two activists from Cameroon to join IAW at Congress and share their knowledge and experience of fighting violence against women.

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