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A Time to Testify – Women Bearing Witness at the International Criminal Court (ICC)

By on 1 November 2014
A Time to Testify – Women Bearing Witness at the International Criminal Court (ICC)

A study of how women feel about testifying at the ICC shows that what can be the very intimidating act of testifying against those who have committed the most heinous crimes can – when done properly – be a safe and even empowering experience

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Competence, democracy and feminism

By on 24 July 2014
Competence, democracy and feminism

Women are slowly gaining top positions

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Birth Registration: Don’t Fear the Registrar

By on 5 June 2014
Birth Registration: Don’t Fear the Registrar

One in five children world – wide is not registered

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Arina Angerman: I Vote for a Woman

By on 20 May 2014
Arina Angerman: I Vote for a Woman

The EU supports gender equality through legislation and support for national development. European laws or directives call for equal treatment on the basis of sex and include equal pay for equal work. The Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee of the European Parliament plays a key role by sending out strong messages which determine policies in Europe.

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Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

By on 20 May 2014
Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

Sexual harassment of women students in schools of higher education is often ignored or silenced

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The anti-choice European Citizen’s Initiative “One of Us” was presented in a public hearing to the European Parliament and the European Commission this week

By on 13 April 2014
The anti-choice European Citizen’s Initiative “One of Us” was presented in a public hearing to the European Parliament and the European Commission this week

The European Women’s Lobby, of which IAW is a member, is deeply concerned about a new attempt to undermine women’s rights.

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Militarism and Gender Violence

By on 11 February 2014
Militarism and Gender Violence

In this forthcoming year—the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI—today’s IAW still upholds the principles of “conciliation and arbitration for arranging international differences.”

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What Can Men Do as Feminists?

By on 24 September 2013
What Can Men Do as Feminists?

Men have a critical role to play in advancing women’s rights and ensuring gender equality.

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Sexual and reproductive health rights and poverty

By on 6 August 2013

Family planning is the bottom line for women’s empowerment as well as for poverty alleviation.

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