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Child Marriage – a practice driven by poverty

By on 12 December 2016

Every year 15 millions girls get married before the age of 18. In 2016, child marriage still remains a global issue. Primarily driven by poverty and economic status, the practice also relies on cultural, traditional and religious motives.

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The Board Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

By on 22 November 2016

In her November Newsletter, President Joanna Manganara evaluates the board meeting in Zimbabwe

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President’s October Newsletter: Women of Power

By on 9 October 2016
President’s October Newsletter: Women of Power

In her  Newsletter of October 2016 the President focuses on an event organized by IAW and the World Council of Churches with the support of NGO/CSW Geneva with Torild Skard as keynote speeker on her book ‘Women of Power’. presidents-newsletter-october-2016-lecture-torild-skard

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Refugee Women and Girls

By on 13 September 2016

In her September Newsletter IAW President Joanna Manganara analyses the situation of refugee women and girl.

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)- additional information

By on 30 August 2016
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)- additional information

Gudrun Haupter, convener of the IAW Commission on Health, adds information to the President’s letter on FGM

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

By on 1 August 2016

In her July Newsletter President Joanna Manganara describes why FGM is a violation of the human rights of women and girls

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Evaluation of CSW 60

By on 31 July 2016

Mainstreaming gender equality, women’s and girls’ human rights and the empowerment of women in the entire 2030 Agenda is not enough to achieve the transformative changes that the 2030 Agenda must ensure.

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Femicide

By on 18 January 2016

Femicide, according to the UN, is the extreme and ultimate manifestation of existing forms of violence against women in patriarchal societies. Crimes of this kind reinforce the idea that women are sexual objects and belong to men

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President's letter, Violence against Women

November 25th International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

By on 24 November 2015
November 25th International Day for the Elimination  of Violence Against Women

Statement by the President of IAW

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Beijing + 20 – Economic Commission for Europe Intergovernmental meeting 6-7 November 2014 Geneva

By on 16 January 2015

In order to speed up change, it is essential that more men and boys are involved as agents for change in gender equality issues

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