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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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Celebrating International Women’s Day : Peace rally in India

By on 15 March 2017
Celebrating International Women’s Day : Peace rally in India

 Women Empowerment and Human Resource Development Centre of India (WHI) celebrated the Women’s Day  on March 8th    in  association with   International Women’s Peace Group ( IWPG),   International Alliance of Women, LBS institute of technology for women, All India Women’s Conference ( AIWC) , Chirayin Keezhu branch   and  Sandepani school . The celebration included a peace rally […]

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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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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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Fighting Deadly Togetherness

By on 5 December 2016
Fighting Deadly Togetherness

Femicide is globally recognized as one of the gravest violations of human rights and gender-based killings as the most serious form of gender-based violence. Report from a symposium held in Vienna on International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women

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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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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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Greek Women’s Organizations demand the immediate lifting of all barriers that obstruct the passage of refugees

By on 29 May 2016

“On International Women’s Day (8th March), the GLWR rewards women distinguished in the field of important selfness social work, by conferring the “Social Achievement Award ALICE YOTOPOULOS MARANGOPOULOS”, a
This year, this award was conferred to the women of the Eastern Aegean Islands, for the support, hospitality, kindness and solidarity they offered to refugees, arriving in thousands every day during all of 2015 and until recently, destitute and in despair, to the Greek islands.

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Norway: Marit Nybakk elected NKF President

By on 21 May 2016
Norway: Marit Nybakk elected NKF President

Marit Nybakk, the current First Vice-President of the Norwegian Parliament, was elected President of IAW’s Norwegian affiliate in May 2016.

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IAW around the world, News, Poverty, Violence against Women

Help her live when giving life

By on 18 May 2016
Help her live when giving life

Saturday, March 12, 2016 was a sad day in Cameroon: a pregnant woman called Monique Koumate was left to die on the steps of a reference hospital in Cameroon because she had no money to pay for treatment as relatives tried in vain to deliver twins alive. CEFAP immediately decided to launch a project to save at least poor pregnant women

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