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UNFCCC COP 23 in Bonn and the Gender Plan of Action (GAP)

UNFCCC COP 23 in Bonn and the Gender Plan of Action (GAP)
By on 16 November 2017

Parties adopted the Gender Action Plan (GAP) to advance gender mainstreaming into all elements of climate action and to support the implementation of gender-related decisions and mandates in the UNFCCC process.

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Keeping girls in school during menstruation

By on 11 November 2017

At the IAW 37th Congress,10 resolutions were adopted on the following issues: Justice for Victims of ISIL, Protecting Women’s and Girls’ Fundamental Rights, Peace Treaty for Korea, Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting, Keeping Girls in School during Menstruation, New Tools to Support and Educate girls in Emerging Markets, Burma: Fundamental Rights of Women and Girls, Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, Call for Full Implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, Implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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Accountability of Governments on Women’s Human Rights and Gender Equality. A new form of feminist activism to strengthen CSOs and feminist organisations

Accountability of Governments on Women’s Human Rights and Gender Equality. A new form of feminist activism to strengthen CSOs and feminist organisations
By on 3 November 2017

Statement adopted by the 37th Congress of IAW October 2017: One crucial way of strengthening CSOs including women’s organisations is through their participation in accountability processes.

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IAW nominates Sizani Ngubane for the Jaime Brunet 2017 Award

IAW nominates Sizani Ngubane for the Jaime Brunet 2017 Award
By on 23 September 2017

IAW nominates Sizani Ngubane for her lifelong commitment to the human rights of the poorest and most marginalized women and girls in South Africa, for her courage, her humanity, her dedication, her warmth, her persistence and her insistence that these women and girls are entitled to live full lives enjoying their full human rights as women and girls

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As Democracies Weaken Globally, Women Fail to Win Top Political Posts

As Democracies Weaken Globally, Women Fail to Win Top Political Posts
By on 23 August 2017

Global governance has failed to regulate the expansion of capitalist corporations, resulting in growing inequalities, financial and environmental crises and economies that do not work for women. To realize women’s rights, both politics and economies must be transformed. But globalization has limited the power of national governments.

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Working with the UN as an NGO

Working with the UN as an NGO
By on 12 June 2017

At the launching of the Regional Committee in Asia-Pacific (RCAP) on 12-13 May 2017, Soon-Young Yoon, IAW main representative to the UN in New York, spoke about her experiences in working with the UN on behalf of IAW

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