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Economic Inequality, Financial Crisis and Human Rights.

By on 23 March 2016
Economic Inequality, Financial Crisis and Human Rights.

Women have a human right to all social, economic and cultural rights, not for others but for themselves.

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“This house believes betting on gender parity as the game changer is a risky gamble”

By on 15 March 2016

What does parity mean and how will it contribute to gender equality? Are there any unintended consequences to consider? What are the experiences of using gender parity to close gender gaps and challenge gender bias?

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Cities and Leadership for Women’s Human Rights

By on 14 March 2016
Cities and Leadership for Women’s Human Rights

“Cities have the ability to innovate and measure rapid change, even when national governments cannot—or will not—take action.” Soon-Young Yoon, IAW representative to the UN in New York, at UN Women Stakeholders’ Forum 2016

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SUFFRAGETTE and a centenary in Basel, Switzerland

By on 25 January 2016

ADF/SVF will celebrate its centernary in 2016

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Empowering disabled women and girls – a success story from Pakistan

By on 14 January 2016
Empowering disabled women and girls – a success story from Pakistan

Ayesha, a physically handicapped girl, was sponsored by All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) and is now marketing officer in a four star hotel in Lahore.

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16 Days of Acitivism Campaign 2015 Theme: “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World” – Zimbabwe

By on 3 December 2015
16 Days of Acitivism Campaign 2015 Theme: “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World” – Zimbabwe

  Make Education Safe for All Line of Hope Project A major campaign to help protect children from sexual abuse is underway in all provinces of Zimbabwe. Line of Hope Program, the country’s only campaign solely dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse, is undertaking the project to spread prevention messages and ensure the communities and […]

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Cameroon

By on 3 December 2015
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Cameroon

In Cameroon, The Ministry of Women Empowerment and the Family in collaboration with UN Agencies and civil society organizations held a conference, where among others IAW membership organization Ladies Circle headed by Anne Pelagie Yotchou gave a presentation of their activities to eradicate violence against women and girls in Cameroon Read Anne Pelagie Yotchou’s report

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IAW around the world, News, Poverty

 Violence against girls:  the case of rural girl domestic workers in N’Djamena, Tchad

By on 3 November 2015
 Violence against girls:  the case of rural girl domestic workers in N’Djamena, Tchad

Read about the shocking case of girls, who are hired as domestic workers, get pregnant by their boss’s son, the boss himself or the boss’s relatives and are fired afterwards. Who will be the father of the child they will give birth to?

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IAW around the world, Opinions, Violence against Women

Surrogacy motherhood is big business in India

By on 15 October 2015
Surrogacy motherhood is big business in India

Women must have the right to their bodily integrity. Women’s human rights must come before a supposed right for parents to have children. Children always have the right to have parents but there is no human right for parents to have children.

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GREECE: Sexist rampage against resistance to memoranda. The case of the President of the Greek Parliament

By on 28 September 2015
GREECE: Sexist rampage against resistance to memoranda. The case of the President of the Greek Parliament

This is a modern-day witch hunt!

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