Equal Rights – Equal Responsibilities

News

The ECOSOC NGO Committee is blocking NGOs from the UN.

The ECOSOC NGO Committee is blocking NGOs from the UN.
By on 19 May 2016

IAW joins an international campaign to protest against the highly politicized manner in which the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Committee on NGOs operates, in particular regarding applications for accreditation from human rights organisations. The Committee is the key gateway for NGOs to gain access to the UN

Continue reading »

Help her live when giving life

Help her live when giving life
By on 18 May 2016

Saturday, March 12, 2016 was a sad day in Cameroon: a pregnant woman called Monique Koumate was left to die on the steps of a reference hospital in Cameroon because she had no money to pay for treatment as relatives tried in vain to deliver twins alive. CEFAP immediately decided to launch a project to save at least poor pregnant women

Continue reading »

El Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence is being raided and forcefully shut down by security forces

El Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence is being raided and forcefully shut down by security forces
By on 18 April 2016

The International Alliance of Women stands in solidarity with El Nadeem Center

Continue reading »

Respecting women’s sexual and reproductive rights and physical integrity, a condition for empowering women in the context of sustainable development

Respecting women’s sexual and reproductive rights and physical integrity, a condition for empowering women in the context  of  sustainable development
By on 17 April 2016

Intervention, by Johanna Manganara, on the right of women to have full control over their bodies, at the workshop, organised by La CLEF ( French Coordination for the European Lobby) , EWL and supported by CNIDFF

Continue reading »

Why the Panama Papers are a feminist issue

Why the Panama Papers are a feminist issue
By on 16 April 2016

The realisation of women’s rights is not going to be achieved for free. UN Women have analysed country action plans on gender equality and found that some are facing a shortfall of up to 90% in the funds needed to achieve their goals. This is why the Panama Papers should be a primary concern for feminists around the world.

Continue reading »

Climate Change and Population- IAW Newsletter April 2016

By on 31 March 2016

Only a fool would deny that over consumption has a devastating impact on climate change, but what about population growth?

Continue reading »

Top