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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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News

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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Opinions, Violence against Women

Why I became a feminist

By on 30 July 2017
Why I became a feminist

Elizabeth Lee, 17 years old and South Korean, tells why she became a feminist.

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IAW around the world

News from Zambia Alliance of Women

By on 26 May 2017

In the past 5 years, ZAW has been instrumental in advocating for Women Participation in Agricultural Decision-making, Environmental Sustainability and Women Land rights.

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News

The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016 – 2030”.

By on 21 May 2017
The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016 – 2030”.

IAW statement at the session of the World Health Assembly May 22 – 31

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IAW around the world

International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM 6 February 2017

By on 4 April 2017

IAW organized this event in Geneva together with NGO CSW/ Geneva. The report is written by Bisi Adebayo, member of NGO CSW/ Geneva

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IAW around the world

Gender, peace and security in Cameroon : women refugees

By on 28 March 2017

Anne Pelagie reports from Cameroon

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