Equal Rights – Equal Responsibilities

President’s letter

President's letter

Women and Terrorism

By on 19 January 2018

This article will briefly explore the possible roles Western women can occupy in ISIS society. It will look at their motivations for leaving their home country, and it will consider the treatment of women by ISIS from a human rights’ perspective by taking a look at the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000).

Continue reading »

President's letter

Presidents Newsletter November 2017

By on 15 November 2017

IAW’s XXXVIIth Congress in Nicosia, Cyprus

Continue reading »

President's letter

WOMEN DOMESTIC WORKERS: Undervalued, Unprotected, Invisible

By on 22 May 2017
WOMEN DOMESTIC WORKERS: Undervalued, Unprotected, Invisible

Unpaid and paid care and domestic work are deeply interrelated: they both stem from gender-based social norms and practices. In other words, household and care tasks are still predominantly seen as a “women’s job” and underpaid, if paid at all. To change the situation, the recognition of the social significance and economic value of care and domestic work should be at the top of the agenda for gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.

Continue reading »

President's letter

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.

Continue reading »

President's letter

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

Continue reading »

President's letter

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

Continue reading »

President's letter

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.

Continue reading »

President's letter

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

Continue reading »

President's letter

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

Continue reading »

President's letter

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.

Continue reading »

Top