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News, Opinions

The gendered realities of peace and security in northern Nigeria

By on 23 February 2017

‘Nigerian women, who suffer most from poverty, climate change and violence, are valuable agents of change’.

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IAW around the world

Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hatred

By on 2 February 2017

Hate crimes against Muslims is highly gendered because Muslim Women are attacked more often

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IAW around the world

Challenges in Pakistan

By on 30 January 2017

Ayesha Javeri, Executive Vice President of All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA), reports:  Alongside the running of daily projects such as education at our schools, health at our clinics and craft at our industrial centres, this year we reopened a training and selling shop on our premises in the heart of the city. This shop called […]

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News

Women’s March on Washington and globally

By on 21 January 2017
Women’s March on Washington and globally

Women’s rights are human rights, regardless of a woman’s race, ethnicity, religion, immigration status, sexual identity, gender expression, economic status, age or disability.

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News

Women’s March on Washington January 21 2017 in Washington DC

By on 31 December 2016
Women’s March on Washington January 21 2017 in Washington DC

IAW will participate in the Women’s March on Washington in support of the guiding principle that women’s rights are human rights, regardless of a woman’s race, ethnicity, religion,
immigration status, sexual identity, gender expression, economic status, age or
disability.

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IAW around the world, News

EU WOMEN – Violence Against Women Observatory

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

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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IAW around the world

Bangladesh Mahila Samity

By on 29 November 2016

The BMS is committed to work for the cause of women and children from all social status to conquer poor health, illiteracy and poverty with a slogan of “A Better Future”.

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News

A life free of violence is a Human Right.

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

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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News

The Impact of the US-Elections on Gender Equality

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

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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Opinions, Peace

Religion against hatred, and for democracy, peace and tolerance

By on 19 October 2016
Religion against hatred, and for democracy, peace and tolerance

UN SC Res.1325 says that women should be included in conflict resolution and peace talks, but they are not. Anja Wiersinga reports from Council of Europe

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