IAW will participate in the Women’s March on Washington in support of the guiding principle that women’s rights are human rights, regardless of a woman’s race, ethnicity, religion,
immigration status, sexual identity, gender expression, economic status, age or
Statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and as a support for the EWL Turkish delegation’s protest letters concerning persecution of NGOs in Turkey including women’s and feminist NGOs.
Every year 15 millions girls get married before the age of 18. In 2016, child marriage still remains a global issue. Primarily driven by poverty and economic status, the practice also relies on cultural, traditional and religious motives. Read more →
Femicide is globally recognized as one of the gravest violations of human rights and gender-based killings as the most serious form of gender-based violence. Report from a symposium held in Vienna on International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women Read more
Founded in 1904 and based in Geneva, the International Alliance of Women (IAW) is an international NGO comprising 41 member organizations involved in the promotion of the human rights of women and girls globally. The IAW has general consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council and is accredited to many specialized UN agencies, has participatory status with the Council of Europe and is represented at the Arab League, the African Union and other international organizations.