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#MeTOO – You will remember this as a Revolution!

By on 8 December 2017
#MeTOO – You will remember this as a Revolution!

To date, millions of women have shared their harrowing stories of abuse and harassment worldwide and now the time has come to move on and get to work

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Climate change, Opinions

Climate Change – discussion at IAW Congress

By on 28 November 2017
Climate Change – discussion at IAW Congress

The 37th International Alliance of Women Triennial Congress convening in Nicosia Cyprus adopted the new IAW Action Programme 2018-2020 with the Climate Change Pillar on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The Congress held a session on the New Action Programme on Climate Change on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, led by Natalie Kostus, Vice President, Chair of […]

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Aletta Jacobs at the 6th International Congress of the International Women’s Suffrage Alliance 1911

By on 26 November 2017
Aletta Jacobs at the 6th International Congress of the International Women’s Suffrage Alliance 1911

We know now first hand what the official colours of IAW were: white and golden yellow, and we have witnessed the presentation of the gavel and our banner.

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Opinions

IAW expanding CFUW’s International Footprint

By on 16 November 2017
IAW expanding CFUW’s International Footprint

Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) describes how membership of IAW “amplifies our voice in the international conversation”.

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Opinions, Violence against Women

Why I became a feminist

By on 30 July 2017
Why I became a feminist

Elizabeth Lee, 17 years old and South Korean, tells why she became a feminist.

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News, Opinions

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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Opinions

Wolves of Lust

By on 13 May 2017
Wolves of Lust

In a country where daughters are destroyed, gender violence is a part of everyday life, a woman on her own is fair game to a patriarchal society, or even, as in the Nirbhaya case, a woman out in the evening with her boyfriend.

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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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Opinions, Peace

Religion against hatred, and for democracy, peace and tolerance

By on 19 October 2016
Religion against hatred, and for democracy, peace and tolerance

UN SC Res.1325 says that women should be included in conflict resolution and peace talks, but they are not. Anja Wiersinga reports from Council of Europe

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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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