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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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The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016 – 2030”.

The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016 – 2030”.
By on 21 May 2017

IAW statement at the session of the World Health Assembly May 22 – 31

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Evaluation of CSW61

By on 18 April 2017

The shrinking space for civil society at the UN and more generally in the world was at the centre of discussions among NGOs at this year’s CSW

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres meets with NGOs during CSW61

UN Secretary General  Antonio Guterres meets with NGOs during CSW61
By on 27 March 2017

Gender parity is essential in the struggle for equality, and it is the best way to overcome the resistance to women’s right that exists everywhere. The Secretary General is preparing a road map to gender parity thoughout the UN System by 2030

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