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Civil society calls on the solidarity of member states of Human Rights Council

By on 13 July 2016

244 civil society organizations including IAW call on the support and solidarity of member states in rejecting amendments to HRC32 draft resolution protecting civil society space. The draft resolution is to be considered for adoption at the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council.

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Human Rights Council, News, Violence against Women

Feminist Activist and Women Human Rights Defender Mozn Hassan Banned from Travel

By on 4 July 2016
Feminist Activist and Women Human Rights Defender Mozn Hassan Banned from Travel

The travel ban for Mozn Hassan is an example of the shrinking space for Civil Society in many countries, including Egypt. IAW is very worried about this development. It is in complete defiance of Resolution 32/29 of the Human Rights Council, which will be adopted soon, unamended we hope!. Read more: Travel ban – Egypt

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Human Rights Council, IAW around the world, News

Economic Inequality, Financial Crisis and Human Rights.

By on 23 March 2016
Economic Inequality, Financial Crisis and Human Rights.

Women have a human right to all social, economic and cultural rights, not for others but for themselves.

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Human Rights Council, News, Violence against Women

IAW in solidarity with Turkish women.

By on 31 October 2015
IAW in solidarity with Turkish women.

IAW holds human rights to be inalienable and indivisible for all human beings

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Human Rights Council, News, Opinions

Discrimination of women in law and practice

By on 21 August 2015
Discrimination of women in law and practice

The 2015 report of the Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and Practice is a radical accusation against patriarchy. Human Rights Council resolutions – threaten to undermine international achievements in the field of human rights in the name of cultural and religious diversity.

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Campaigns, Human Rights Council, News

Global movement for a binding treaty to protect human rights from corporate abuse

By on 29 May 2015
Global movement for a binding treaty to protect human rights from corporate abuse

An alliance of committed networks and campaign groups around the world are joining to collectively help organise advocacy activities in support of developing a binding international instrument to address corporate human rights abuses. IAW has joined the campaign

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Human Rights Council, News

Birth registration and the right of everyone to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

By on 9 April 2015
Birth registration and the right of everyone to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

230 million children under five are not registered despite ongoing efforts to increase the rate of birth registration

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Human Rights Council, News, United Nations

IAW statement for the 27th session of the Human Rights Council

By on 23 August 2014

IAW is of the opinion that a Social Protection Floor as recommended by the International Labour Organization should be introduced by all states

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