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As Democracies Weaken Globally, Women Fail to Win Top Political Posts

By on 23 August 2017
As Democracies Weaken Globally, Women Fail to Win Top Political Posts

Global governance has failed to regulate the expansion of capitalist corporations, resulting in growing inequalities, financial and environmental crises and economies that do not work for women. To realize women’s rights, both politics and economies must be transformed. But globalization has limited the power of national governments.

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Accountability, Decision-making, News

Women of Power

By on 9 October 2016
Women of Power

The women’s movement must demand a new development model that is not based solely on economic growth but prioritizes people over profits as well as social solidarity.

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Decision-making, Economy, IAW around the world, Poverty

AIWC: Economic Empowerment of Women – side event at CSW59

By on 21 March 2015
AIWC: Economic Empowerment of Women – side event at CSW59

AIWC President Mrs. Veena Kohli: In India poverty is multi-dimensional social problem. Causes of poverty are many like -unemployment and underemployment, lack of property rights, dependence on agriculture, high population growth rate, caste system, corruption and above all holding of financial resources in the hands of males.

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Accountability, Decision-making, Economy, News

A forward looking approach to the Beijing Platform for Action

By on 13 November 2014
A forward looking approach to the Beijing Platform for Action

IAW will work for the adoption and implementation of participatory monitoring and accountability mechanisms that will make possible the fulfillment of promises held in the Beijing Platform for Action and the post 2015 Development Agenda hoping that this time commitments by duty bearers will prove credible.

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Accountability, Climate change, Decision-making, Economy, News, Peace, United Nations

Beijing + 20 Review: IAW recommends strong accountability mechanisms

By on 9 October 2014
Beijing + 20 Review: IAW recommends strong accountability mechanisms

Strong mechanisms of accountability at the national and regional level are necessary for the realization of gender equality and women’s human rights

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Decision-making, News, Opinions

Competence, democracy and feminism

By on 24 July 2014
Competence, democracy and feminism

Women are slowly gaining top positions

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