women’s human rights


Call for a New Accountability Paradigm

We call on politicians to show renewed political will and move from commitment to accomplishments. We call on them to work to adopt a new paradigm of accountability that can make the entire process of sustainable development more transformative and responsive to the peoples’ needs

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IAW around the world

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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World Contraception Day

On World Contraception Day IAW wishes to congratulate Melinda Gates on her decison to devote the rest of her life to improve access to family planning all over the globe. We hope the global movement launched at the Family Planning Summit will succeed in giving an additional 120 million women in the world’s poorest countries access to lifesaving family planning information, services and supplies by 2020.

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Women’s rights and non-state terrorist groups

The international community must join efforts to stop the systematic violation of women’s human rights perpetrated by ISIS and other non-state actors. It is not only a women’s issue but also a complex emergency and a growing threat to international peace and security.
Statement by Zonta International and endorsed by numerous international women’s organizations incl. IAW

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