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IAW around the world

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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IAW around the world, Poverty, Women and politics

Village adoption – a case study

By on 28 March 2016
Village adoption – a case study

Economic empowerment made it possible for women to get involved in civic matters

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Human Rights Council, IAW around the world, News

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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IAW around the world

“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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IAW around the world

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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IAW around the world

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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IAW around the world

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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