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Call for action

By on 31 July 2016
Call for action

International Alliance of Women urges women to provide input to the call for information on (lack of) implementation of regional and international standards on violence against women

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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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IAW around the world, News, Poverty, Violence against Women

Help her live when giving life

By on 18 May 2016
Help her live when giving life

Saturday, March 12, 2016 was a sad day in Cameroon: a pregnant woman called Monique Koumate was left to die on the steps of a reference hospital in Cameroon because she had no money to pay for treatment as relatives tried in vain to deliver twins alive. CEFAP immediately decided to launch a project to save at least poor pregnant women

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News, Peace, Violence against Women

Women’s inclusion in Syria peace talks.

By on 22 March 2016
Women’s inclusion in Syria peace talks.

Numbers aren’t enough. Women must also have meaningful access and influence.

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News, Sustainable Development, Violence against Women

Statement to CSW60 submitted by CLEF, EWL and IAW

By on 4 March 2016
Statement to CSW60 submitted by CLEF, EWL and IAW

There can be no sustainable development without respect for the fundamental rights of individuals, starting with the right of women to exercise free control over their body.

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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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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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IAW around the world, Opinions, Violence against Women

Surrogacy motherhood is big business in India

By on 15 October 2015
Surrogacy motherhood is big business in India

Women must have the right to their bodily integrity. Women’s human rights must come before a supposed right for parents to have children. Children always have the right to have parents but there is no human right for parents to have children.

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News, Violence against Women

Women in Parliaments in Africa: Moving beyond Numbers?

By on 5 October 2015
Women in Parliaments in Africa: Moving beyond Numbers?

Women are a cornerstone of African development, but despite some progress, African women’s access to ressources and power is still challenging in most countries, and the objective of eradicating violence against women and girls is elusive. Read more in the latest issue of International Women’s News, which has Beijing+ 20 in focus  

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News, Peace, Small arms, Violence against Women

Banning of small arms must be part of European Year on Combating Violence Against Women

By on 8 May 2015

IAW emergency motion to General Assembly of European Women’s Lobby (EWL) 31th May 2015:

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