Equal Rights – Equal Responsibilities

Joanna Manganara

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Joanna Manganara is the President of the International Alliance of Women, and a former Minister-Counselor for human rights at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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International Women’s Day 2017

By on 8 March 2017
International Women’s Day 2017

Feminist organizations must work to ensure that human rights are the ethical framework for macroeconomic policies.

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Accountability, Economy, News

Meeting the challenges of Donald Trump’s new era

By on 17 January 2017
Meeting the challenges of Donald Trump’s new era

Women must build a radical movement that is based on a genuine re-distributive agenda. This agenda should also include policies that fight institutionalized racism, economic inequality, climate change and gender inequality and violations of women’s human rights.

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Egypt must repeal all repressive measures against human rights defenders

By on 21 December 2016
Egypt must repeal all repressive measures against human rights defenders

IAW joins in the call for Egypt to stop tightening the noose round the women’s rights movement

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President's letter

Child Marriage – a practice driven by poverty

By on 12 December 2016

Every year 15 millions girls get married before the age of 18. In 2016, child marriage still remains a global issue. Primarily driven by poverty and economic status, the practice also relies on cultural, traditional and religious motives.

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News, Opinions, United Nations

Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work

By on 18 October 2016
Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work

IAW’s written statement to CSW61 2017 emphasizes that gender equality and women’s economic empowerment are prerequisites for inclusive and sustainable growth

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Accountability, Decision-making, News

Women of Power

By on 9 October 2016
Women of Power

The women’s movement must demand a new development model that is not based solely on economic growth but prioritizes people over profits as well as social solidarity.

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President's letter

Refugee Women and Girls

By on 13 September 2016

In her September Newsletter IAW President Joanna Manganara analyses the situation of refugee women and girl.

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News, Women and politics, Women in politics

Hillary Clinton has shattered the glass ceiling

By on 18 August 2016
Hillary Clinton has shattered the glass ceiling

We have a candidate for the US presidency that is not only showing that she has real political will to make a difference concerning the needs and rights of all women, but she is also committed to the full implementation of these rights.

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Corporations and Globalization – Women’s Human Rights

By on 15 August 2016
Corporations and Globalization – Women’s Human Rights

Globalization may have resulted in new avenues of growth, but it has also created the widest gap in history between the very rich and the very poor, with a very negative impact on women. Moreover it has increased dramatically the power of multinational corporations as agents in the international development field. But can corporations be a force of empowerment for women?

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President's letter

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

By on 1 August 2016

In her July Newsletter President Joanna Manganara describes why FGM is a violation of the human rights of women and girls

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