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Rural Women’s Empowerment – Strategies and Challenges of Women’s NGOs

By on 7 February 2018
Rural Women’s Empowerment – Strategies and Challenges of Women’s NGOs

IAW side event for CSW62: March 16, 12.30, at Armenian Center, Guild Hall

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Economy, News

Equal Pay in Iceland: Setting a New Standard

By on 27 January 2018
Equal Pay in Iceland: Setting a New Standard

Brynhildur Heiðar- og Ómarsdóttir, Women’s Rights Association of Iceland: Kjarajafnrétti strax! Income Equality Now!

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IAW around the world

16 days of Activism Campaign

By on 26 January 2018

The #MeToo, which was among the top trends on Twitter these days, also saw widespread outrage on different platforms during the 16 Days of Activism Campaign.

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Sizani Ngubane – Woman of Distinction Awardee 

By on 20 December 2017
Sizani Ngubane – Woman of Distinction Awardee 

Sizani Ngubane, founder of Rural Women’s Movement of South Africa, member of IAW, is the 2018 Woman of Distinction Awardee, an award given by the NGO CSW/ NY Committee.Sizani was nominated by IAW.
Ngubane will be the keynote speaker for the NGO CSW62 Forum Consultation Day
Sunday, 11 March and will receive her award at the Reception, Tuesday, 13 March.

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IAW around the world

Million Pad Campaign

By on 10 December 2017

IAW members in Zimbabwe report on how men support the Million Pad Campaign

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Opinions

IAW expanding CFUW’s International Footprint

By on 16 November 2017
IAW expanding CFUW’s International Footprint

Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) describes how membership of IAW “amplifies our voice in the international conversation”.

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Keeping girls in school during menstruation

By on 11 November 2017

At the IAW 37th Congress,10 resolutions were adopted on the following issues: Justice for Victims of ISIL, Protecting Women’s and Girls’ Fundamental Rights, Peace Treaty for Korea, Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting, Keeping Girls in School during Menstruation, New Tools to Support and Educate girls in Emerging Markets, Burma: Fundamental Rights of Women and Girls, Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, Call for Full Implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, Implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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Accountability, News

Accountability of Governments on Women’s Human Rights and Gender Equality. A new form of feminist activism to strengthen CSOs and feminist organisations

By on 3 November 2017
Accountability of Governments on Women’s Human Rights and Gender Equality. A new form of feminist activism to strengthen CSOs and feminist organisations

Statement adopted by the 37th Congress of IAW October 2017: One crucial way of strengthening CSOs including women’s organisations is through their participation in accountability processes.

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IAW around the world

NGO-CSW-GE: Informal meeting with Soon-Young Yoon

By on 8 August 2017
NGO-CSW-GE: Informal meeting with Soon-Young Yoon

Esther Suter attended an informal meeting with the CSW NGO Committee in Geneva. Elections for the leadership of COngo is approaching

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IAW around the world

Investing and Financing for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG17)

By on 30 July 2017
Investing and Financing for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG17)

Public Private Partnerships are needed, but there must be proper monitoring and methods of accountability

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