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Evaluation of CSW61

By on 18 April 2017

The shrinking space for civil society at the UN and more generally in the world was at the centre of discussions among NGOs at this year’s CSW

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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres meets with NGOs during CSW61

By on 27 March 2017
UN Secretary General  Antonio Guterres meets with NGOs during CSW61

Gender parity is essential in the struggle for equality, and it is the best way to overcome the resistance to women’s right that exists everywhere. The Secretary General is preparing a road map to gender parity thoughout the UN System by 2030

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International Campaign to end Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting by 2030

By on 10 March 2017

On the occasion of the International Day on Zero Tolerance to FGM, a panel was held at UN Headquarters in Geneva. Join the international campaign to put an end to this violation of the rights of the child.    

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International Women’s Day 2017

By on 8 March 2017
International Women’s Day 2017

Feminist organizations must work to ensure that human rights are the ethical framework for macroeconomic policies.

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Women are suffering globally – we must act now

By on 5 March 2017
Women are suffering globally – we must act now

Current global trends threaten the provision of life-saving care needed by women and girls, especially the poorest and most marginalised.

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Invitation to Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General from NGOs at CSW61

By on 4 March 2017
Invitation to Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General from NGOs at CSW61

NGOs invite the Secretary General of the UN to meet with them during CSW 61 for an open dialogue with women about their concerns in our troubled times and how to strengthen our partnership.

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Draft Agreed Conclusions for CSW 61- comments by IAW

By on 24 February 2017
Draft Agreed Conclusions for CSW 61- comments by IAW

The agreed conclusions do not argue strongly enough that women’s economic empowerment also contributes to achieving other targets.

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The gendered realities of peace and security in northern Nigeria

By on 23 February 2017

‘Nigerian women, who suffer most from poverty, climate change and violence, are valuable agents of change’.

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Women’s March on Washington and globally

By on 21 January 2017
Women’s March on Washington and globally

Women’s rights are human rights, regardless of a woman’s race, ethnicity, religion, immigration status, sexual identity, gender expression, economic status, age or disability.

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Meeting the challenges of Donald Trump’s new era

By on 17 January 2017
Meeting the challenges of Donald Trump’s new era

Women must build a radical movement that is based on a genuine re-distributive agenda. This agenda should also include policies that fight institutionalized racism, economic inequality, climate change and gender inequality and violations of women’s human rights.

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