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IAW nominates Sizani Ngubane for the Jaime Brunet 2017 Award

By on 23 September 2017
IAW nominates Sizani Ngubane for the Jaime Brunet 2017 Award

IAW nominates Sizani Ngubane for her lifelong commitment to the human rights of the poorest and most marginalized women and girls in South Africa, for her courage, her humanity, her dedication, her warmth, her persistence and her insistence that these women and girls are entitled to live full lives enjoying their full human rights as women and girls

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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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Working with the UN as an NGO

By on 12 June 2017
Working with the UN as an NGO

At the launching of the Regional Committee in Asia-Pacific (RCAP) on 12-13 May 2017, Soon-Young Yoon, IAW main representative to the UN in New York, spoke about her experiences in working with the UN on behalf of IAW

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The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016 – 2030”.

By on 21 May 2017
The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health 2016 – 2030”.

IAW statement at the session of the World Health Assembly May 22 – 31

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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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