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EU WOMEN – Violence Against Women Observatory

EU WOMEN – Violence Against Women Observatory
By on 3 December 2016

Jocelynne Scutt reports from the VAW observatry: The principal aim of the meeting was to action the Istanbul Convention on Violence Against Women

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A life free of violence is a Human Right.

A life free of violence is a Human Right.
By on 22 November 2016

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.

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The Impact of the US-Elections on Gender Equality

The Impact of the US-Elections on Gender Equality
By on 13 November 2016

It is the hope of IAW that the US President-Elect’s potently lethal statements are left at the campaign podiums –never again to be revisited.

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Women of Power

Women of Power
By on 9 October 2016

The women’s movement must demand a new development model that is not based solely on economic growth but prioritizes people over profits as well as social solidarity.

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Violence against indigenous women and girls

Violence against indigenous women and girls
By on 23 September 2016

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

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Opening Statement by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Opening Statement by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
By on 14 September 2016

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

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