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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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News, United Nations

IAW wants Mary Robinson as the next Secretary General of the UN

By on 27 May 2015
IAW wants Mary Robinson as the next Secretary General of the UN

We admire her willingness to stand up for what she feels is right.

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Campaigns, News, United Nations

Take action: Support the campaign for a woman UN Secretary General

By on 23 April 2015
Take action: Support the campaign for a woman UN Secretary General

In 2016 the United Nations will have a new Secretary General. Now is the time to make it woman’s turn.

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FAO, IAW around the world

IAW at FAO: How to end hunger now – a handbook by Bettina Corke

By on 9 April 2015
IAW at FAO: How to end hunger now – a handbook by Bettina Corke

If you are a group or an association, a student or a concerned citizen wishing to end hunger and poverty, this handbook is for you If you are a voter, or a group wishing to convince your government that the problem of hunger can be solved financially and technically, this handbook can be used as […]

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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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News, United Nations

Statement on the March 3 Version of the Political Declaration on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women

By on 4 March 2015
Statement on the March 3 Version of the Political Declaration on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women

Negotiatiions the Political Declaration on the anniversary of Beijing+20 that will be adopted on the first day of the CSW are not going well. Women’s organizations, feminist organizations and organizations that work to achieve the full realization of women’s human rights are laying out a minimum of demands necessary to achieve the goals of fully realizing gender equality, the human rights and empowerment of all women and girls everywhere.

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Accountability, News, United Nations

Every Woman, Every Right, Every Minute Everyone is responsible: and the Time is Now

By on 9 November 2014
Every Woman, Every Right, Every Minute  Everyone is responsible: and the Time is Now

Women’s rights and gender equality are central to the world’s attainment of equality, sustainability, development and peace (Beijing Platform for Action)

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Accountability, Climate change, Decision-making, Economy, News, Peace, United Nations

Beijing + 20 Review: IAW recommends strong accountability mechanisms

By on 9 October 2014
Beijing + 20 Review: IAW recommends strong accountability mechanisms

Strong mechanisms of accountability at the national and regional level are necessary for the realization of gender equality and women’s human rights

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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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News, United Nations

Ways and means to further enhance the impact of the work of the Commission on the Status of Women

By on 19 August 2014
Ways and means to further enhance the impact of the work of the Commission on the Status of Women

Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon recommends that NOG’s are given better opportunities to contribute to the work of CSW

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