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