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.
Lyda Verstegen reports from thesession of the Human Rights Council SEptember 2016 of the need for all countries having indigenous people to develop national action plans to prevent violence against indigenous women and girls
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights made a bold statement at the opening of the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council. This session marked the beginning of the second decade of the Human Rights Council
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.