PRESIDENT’S NEWSLETTER March 2020 Women’s human rights and ICT.

We have entered into a digital age, an age where human rights are still violated and need to be reasserted. New technology helps us to implement actions to promote human rights, but at the same time it brings new challenges, raises new ethical questions and violates human rights. Not everyone has access to new technology […]

Maalma, a Network of 4000 Moroccan Women in Arts and Crafts.

Economic independence is a secret wish of all women, especially since de last quarter of the 19th century. Housework was facilitated by water, gas and electricity in the house. There were schools for young women of the better classes. Women were waking up to the injustices against women in more than one way, but also […]

Vale Kay Fraleigh 1926 – 2019

Kay Fraleigh became a Board Member of IAW in 1976, and from 1989 to 1996 she served as Vice-President. Since then she was IAW Honorary Vice-President. Most important perhaps was her role as main representative of IAW to the UN in New York Kay’s primary job, in her own words, was to “deliver the IAW […]

Monitoring & Mentoring

By Lisa Lunga, National Youth Co-ordinator Women’s Comfort Corner Foundation conducted a Monitoring and Mentoring session on 02nd of January 2019 – 03rd of January, 2019 at Epworth High School, Harare. The purpose was to assess the impact of WCCF training programme conducted in November – December 2018 during the sixteen days of activism. There were […]

Sizani Ngubane’s speech on CSW62 Consultation Day, March 11 2018

Sizani Ngubane is this year’s NGOCSW Woman of Distinction awardee, nominated by IAW

Women’s March on Washington January 21 2017 in Washington DC

IAW will participate in the Women’s March on Washington in support of the guiding principle that women’s rights are human rights, regardless of a woman’s race, ethnicity, religion,
immigration status, sexual identity, gender expression, economic status, age or

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.

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

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

Radhika Balakrishnan: Financial regulation is a feminist issue

The International Alliance of Women and the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights co-hosted a side-event on the financial crisis, recession and human rights on 13 March 2014, during the session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW58).