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Take action: Support the campaign for a woman UN Secretary General

Take action: Support the campaign for a woman UN Secretary General
By on 23 April 2015

In 2016 the United Nations will have a new Secretary General. Now is the time to make it woman’s turn.

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Open Letter to President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari to #BringBackOurGirls

Open Letter to President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari to #BringBackOurGirls
By on 19 April 2015

Femnet, the African Women’s Development and Communications Network, has drafted this open letter. Like many other organizations all over the world, IAW has endorsed it.

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Birth registration and the right of everyone to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

Birth registration and the right of everyone to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.
By on 9 April 2015

230 million children under five are not registered despite ongoing efforts to increase the rate of birth registration

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Working Methods of the Commission on the Status of Women

Working Methods of the Commission on the Status of Women
By on 21 March 2015

The space for women’s and feminist organisations at CSW is gradually closing, in particular at the international level.

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A disappointing Declaration

A disappointing Declaration
By on 15 March 2015

The Political Declaration adopted by CSW59 does not have a transformative and forward-looking approach to gender equality, the empowerment and human rights of women and girls.

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Why the Future of Economics and Economic Development Must Be Feminist

Why the Future of Economics and Economic Development Must Be Feminist
By on 13 March 2015

Side event organized and sponsored by by International Alliance of Women (IAW), during the Commission on the Status of Women, in New York, March 13, 2015. The side-event gathered a panel of feminist economists to reflect on how insights from feminist economics can inform policies and contribute to the realization of women’s social and economic rights.

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