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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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News, Opinions

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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Accountability, Economy, News

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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Women’s March on Washington January 21 2017 in Washington DC

By on 31 December 2016
Women’s March on Washington January 21 2017 in Washington DC

IAW will participate in the Women’s March on Washington in support of the guiding principle that 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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Egypt must repeal all repressive measures against human rights defenders

By on 21 December 2016
Egypt must repeal all repressive measures against human rights defenders

IAW joins in the call for Egypt to stop tightening the noose round the women’s rights movement

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IAW around the world, News

EU WOMEN – Violence Against Women Observatory

By on 3 December 2016
EU WOMEN – Violence Against Women Observatory

Jocelynne Scutt reports from the VAW observatry: The principal aim of the meeting was to action the Istanbul Convention on Violence Against Women

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A life free of violence is a Human Right.

By on 22 November 2016
A life free of violence is a Human Right.

Statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and as a support for the EWL Turkish delegation’s protest letters concerning persecution of NGOs in Turkey including women’s and feminist NGOs.

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The Impact of the US-Elections on Gender Equality

By on 13 November 2016
The Impact of the US-Elections on Gender Equality

It is the hope of IAW that the US President-Elect’s potently lethal statements are left at the campaign podiums –never again to be revisited.

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News, Opinions, United Nations

Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work

By on 18 October 2016
Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work

IAW’s written statement to CSW61 2017 emphasizes that gender equality and women’s economic empowerment are prerequisites for inclusive and sustainable growth

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