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IAW Newsletter December 2015

By on 9 December 2014

In the December Newsletter from IAW, Lyna Castillo-Javier reports from the official commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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President Joanna Manganara evaluates the UN ECE NGO Forum

President Joanna Manganara evaluates the UN ECE NGO Forum
By on 4 December 2014

In the 21st century women and girls continue to fear and face male violence and see new forms of violence and abuse being used against them and legitimized by the system. This includes violence in the name of tradition, religion or culture, the trivialization of the sex and pornography industry, and cyber harassment and bullying.

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 The effects of the economic crisis on women in Europe

 The effects of the economic crisis on women in Europe
By on 4 December 2014

At the UN ECE NGO Forum 3-5 November, President Joanna Manganara called on the women’s movement to monitor closely the effects of austerity measures on women’s human rights and be vocal on the need for immediate reform of the global financial architecture

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Appeal for the Appointment of High Level Gender Advisors to the South Sudan peace process

By on 30 November 2014

The eyes of the world are on the conflict in South Sudan. Much has been done in the past decade to further women’s leadership. Ensure women are part of the solution for South Sudan.
Appeal endorsed by a number of women’s opganizations incl IAW

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What do we want from Beijing + 20?

What do we want from Beijing + 20?
By on 16 November 2014

The answer is ‘hope’
Welcome remarks to the NGOs gathered in Geneva for the Beijing+20 review

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Gender responsive budgeting – knowledge production and implementation

Gender responsive budgeting – knowledge production and implementation
By on 10 November 2014

Does the way the government raises and spends money reduce gender equality/leave gender equality the same/increase gender equality? Intervention by Margunn Bjørnholt at the UN ECE NGO Forum in Geneva Nov 3 – 5 2014

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