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Eliminate Violence against Women with IAW

By on 23 June 2016
Eliminate Violence against Women with IAW

Help enable two activists from Cameroon to join IAW at Congress and share their knowledge and experience of fighting violence against women.

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Campaigns, News

The ECOSOC NGO Committee is blocking NGOs from the UN.

By on 19 May 2016
The ECOSOC NGO Committee is blocking NGOs from the UN.

IAW joins an international campaign to protest against the highly politicized manner in which the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Committee on NGOs operates, in particular regarding applications for accreditation from human rights organisations. The Committee is the key gateway for NGOs to gain access to the UN

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IAW joins the International Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights.

By on 18 October 2015

Launched in 2014 by an international coalition of NGOs and UN agencies, the Global Campaign advocates reforms for equal nationality rights. That is necessary. 27 countries prevent mothers from passing their nationality on to their children on an equal basis with fathers. More than 60 countries have gender discriminatory nationality laws. In 1930 the International […]

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Campaigns, Human Rights Council, News

Global movement for a binding treaty to protect human rights from corporate abuse

By on 29 May 2015
Global movement for a binding treaty to protect human rights from corporate abuse

An alliance of committed networks and campaign groups around the world are joining to collectively help organise advocacy activities in support of developing a binding international instrument to address corporate human rights abuses. IAW has joined the campaign

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Campaigns, News, United Nations

Take action: Support the campaign for a woman UN Secretary General

By on 23 April 2015
Take action: Support the campaign for a woman UN Secretary General

In 2016 the United Nations will have a new Secretary General. Now is the time to make it woman’s turn.

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Campaigns, News

Open Letter to President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari to #BringBackOurGirls

By on 19 April 2015
Open Letter to President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari to #BringBackOurGirls

Femnet, the African Women’s Development and Communications Network, has drafted this open letter. Like many other organizations all over the world, IAW has endorsed it.

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Campaigns, News

Appeal for the Appointment of High Level Gender Advisors to the South Sudan peace process

By on 30 November 2014

The eyes of the world are on the conflict in South Sudan. Much has been done in the past decade to further women’s leadership. Ensure women are part of the solution for South Sudan.
Appeal endorsed by a number of women’s opganizations incl IAW

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Campaigns, Climate change, News

Petition for a world powered by 100% clean energy

By on 10 September 2014
Petition for a world powered by 100% clean energy

In days, when the UN holds an emergency summit on climate change, we need to deliver the largest petition ever for a world powered by 100% clean energy. The petition number will be read out to every world leader at the summit!

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Campaigns, News

Women for Climate Justice: A Call to March in New York City and Around the World on 21 September 2014

By on 3 September 2014
Women for Climate Justice: A Call to March in New York City and Around the World on 21 September 2014

On September 21st, we call on women’s human rights organizations, activists and allies to march with us for climate justice.

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Campaigns, News

Nominate at least 10 new EU commissioners

By on 27 July 2014

IAW supports the #TenOrMore campaign calling for at least 10 female commissioners inthe Juncker commission

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