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The Interactive Millennia2025 Knowledge Database

 

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Democracy

Citizenship - Freedom of expression - Participation - Secularism - ...

 

 

   The Millennia2015 Foresight Process - The Millennia2025 Women & Innovation Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Publications

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

21/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 21 - Hélène Ryckmans 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

25/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 24 - Maxime Prévot 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

09/09/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 25 - Anne Nègre 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

10/09/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 25 - Maxime Prévot et Marie-Anne Delahaut 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

 

 

   News of the networks

 

18/11/2015

Sign the Memorandum-Resolution of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women

The partners of the concrete action Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women invite you to sign the Memorandum and Resolution for women's empowerment and gender equality (...) 

 

 

16/09/2015

Istanbul Convention: Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

It is the obligation of the State to address violence against women fully in all its forms and to take measures to prevent it, protect its victims and prosecute the perpetrators. (...) 

 

 

07/07/2015

ONG UNESCO: Rôle des femmes dans la lutte contre la pauvreté

Millennia2025 contribue au quatrième Forum international des ONG Partenaires officiels de l'UNESCO à Paris (...) 

 

 

17/03/2015

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action Turns 20

Progress, challenges and lessons learnt for the realization of gender equality, the empowerment of women, and the human rights of women and girls in the post-2015 context are presented in this summary, prepared by UN Women, of the Report of the Secretary-General on the 20-year review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.6/2015/3). (...) 

 

 

11/03/2015

Justin Hagena Kakumba: calling men to take part in alleviating gender inequality

Gender equality is not a loss for men, but rather an enormously positive step towards enabling us all to live better lives. We must work together on ending gender-based violence, and when striving to close the gender gap. I pledge, at all cost, to call men to take part in alleviating gender inequality.  (...) 

 

 

06/03/2015

UNESCO: Re-Thinking Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality

The event opened the programme for this year's International Women's Day celebrations, with six eminent panellists discussing progress made since the World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995, and the challenges that remain to achieve gender equality. (...) 

 

 

18/02/2015

The African Report on Violence against Children

The report offers a menu of priorities for action to combat violence against children at the global, pan-African, regional and national levels, and is, therefore, a valuable evidence base for action. The report concertises and contextualises the recommendations of the un Secretarygeneral's study on violence against children to the African reality, as well as mapping out the roles of development partners such as ourselves. (...) 

 

 

10/02/2015

Global Wage Report 2014/15 - Wages and income inequality

The Global Wage Report 2014/15 presents both the latest trends in average wages and an analysis of the role of wages in income inequality. (...) 

 

 

06/02/2015

Whose internet is it anyway? Shaping the internet - feminist voices in governance decision making

How concerns for gender equality could be linked more systematically with other concerns for social justice (...) 

 

 

05/02/2015

Women's Economic Independence in Times of Austerity

European Women's Voice: Across the world, women's voices are echoing similar patterns: Austerity is not working! (...) 

 

 

29/01/2015

Adding it up - The costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014

An estimated 225 million women who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using an effective contraceptive method. (...) 

 

 

19/01/2015

Estimating the costs of gender-based violence in the European Union

The report provides an analysis of methodological options on the cost of gender-based violence and intimate partner violence, by studying different literatures and studies, and provides recommendations. It includes a case study on the cost of intimate partner violence against women in the UK during 2012 and provides a calculation of the costs in the EU. (...) 

 

 

08/01/2015

OSCE - Safety of journalists - GUidebook

The safety of journalists has become an increasingly urgent issue for OSCE participating States because the scale of violence against journalists, including murders, attacks leading to serious injuries and cases of intimidation, has grown significantly over recent years with farreaching effects. (...) 

 

 

07/01/2015

Freedom of the Press 2014

Global press freedom fell to its lowest level in over a decade in 2013, as hopes raised by the Arab Spring were further dashed by major regression in Egypt, Libya, and Jordan, and marked setbacks also occurred in Turkey, Ukraine, and a number of countries in East Africa. In another key development, media freedom in the United States deteriorated due primarily to attempts by the government to inhibit reporting on national security issues. (...) 

 

 

06/01/2015

UNFPA's Action for Adolescent Girls

Building the health, social and economic assets of adolescent girls, especially those at risk of child marriage (...) 

 

 

05/01/2015

Civil Society Space and the United Nations Rights System

This Guide highlights issues related to the work of civil society actors (CSAs): working definition of the terms ‘civil society' and ‘civil society space'; overview of the conditions and environment needed for a free and independent civil society. (...) 

 

 

04/01/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes / Solidarity-Women

Millennia2025 Think Tank: Comment aider les femmes précarisées à sortir de la pauvreté ? How to help women in precarious situations out of poverty? (...) 

 

 

18/12/2014

Gender on the move - Working on the Migration-Development nexus from a Gender Perspective

This UN Women manual is designed to be used in two ways: as a self-didactic learning guide, and as support material to carry out in-person training workshops on migration and development with government workers, NGO technical personnel, or other organizations who work on issues related to migration, development and/or gender equality.  (...) 

 

 

16/10/2014

Handbook on Promoting Women's Participation in Political Parties

Gender equality, including the equal participation of women and men in all aspects of politi- cal and public life, is a cornerstone principle to which all OSCE participating States have sub- scribed. (...) 

 

 

11/10/2014

Demilitarizing for Gender Equality - "You Get What You Pay For"

Some conservative estimates assume that funding gender equality, as set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), would cost only a small fraction of the world's military spending. (...) 

 

 

06/10/2014

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

This report has been prepared as the basis of a summary report on the global state of press freedom and the safety of journalists, presented to the General Conference of UNESCO Member States in November 2013, on the mandate of the decision by Member States taken at the 36th session of the General Conference of the Organization. (...) 

 

 

08/09/2014

Right to Privacy in the Digital Age

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights submits a report on the protection and promotion of the right to privacy. (...) 

 

 

25/08/2014

Sexualities, Culture and Society in Muslim Contexts

Sexuality remains at the core of how women – and others whose gender or sexual expression are stigmatized – are judged, and sanctioned either by non-state actors, or by state' institutions and representatives. (...) 

 

 

20/08/2014

Human Rights Funds, Grants and Fellowships - UN Guide for Civil Society

This Practical Guide for Civil Society: Funds, Grants and Fellowships provides a brief description of funding sources, grants and fellowships administered by or with the participation of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). (...) 

 

 

12/08/2014

Women on the front lines of Syria's conflict

This report profiles 17 Syrian women who are now refugees in Turkey. Through written and photographic portraits, the report documents ways in which the conflict impacts women in particular. (...) 

 

 

21/07/2014

Raped out of Paradise: Women in Prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran

The response of the Islamic Republic authorities to Iranian's uprising in objection to the 2009 presidential election was fraught with serious human rights violations including sexual torture. (...) 

 

 

20/07/2014

Thirty-five Years of Forced Hijab: The Widespread and Systematic Violation of Women's Rights in Iran

The report calls on Iran to lift mandatory hijab laws and safeguard girls' and women's rights to education, work, participation in cultural life, access to public services, and freedom of movement. (...) 

 

 

18/07/2014

State of Civil Society Report 2014

CIVICUS is an international alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society around the world. (...) 

 

 

03/07/2014

War's Human Cost

By end-2013, 51.2 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, generalized violence, or human rights violations. (...) 

 

 

30/06/2014

No One is Safe - Abuses of Women in Iraq's Criminal Justice System

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay issued a scathing indictment of Iraq's “not functioning” justice system, citing numerous convictions based on confessions obtained under torture and ill-treatment, a weak judiciary, and trial proceedings that fall far short of international standards. (...) 

 

 

29/06/2014

Education Reform in Pakistan

More than nine million children do not receive primary or secondary education, and literacy rates are stagnant. Pakistan is far from meeting its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of providing universal primary education by 2015.  (...) 

 

 

21/06/2014

Reparations for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence - Guidance Note of the

This Note aims to provide policy and operational guidance for United Nations engagement in the area of reparations for victims of conflict-related sexual violence. (...) 

 

 

19/06/2014

How to eliminate violence against women beyond 2015: Close the Gap

At least one in three women worldwide will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, often perpetrated by an intimate partner. (...) 

 

 

13/06/2014

Voice and Agency - Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity

By ratifying the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), 188 states have committed to advancing gender equality by confronting “any distinction, exclusion, or restriction made on the basis of sex which [impairs] the enjoyment or exercise by women ... of human rights and fundamental freedoms.” (...) 

 

 

08/06/2014

Achieving Transformative Feminist Leadership

A Toolkit for Organisations and Movements dedicated to advancing a feminist social change agenda—an agenda that believes that all development and social justice must be rooted in gender and social equality. (...) 

 

 

06/06/2014

Colombo Declaration on Youth - Mainstreaming Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Recognizing the “Colombo Declaration on Youth”, a result of deliberations among global youth and Ministers responsible for youth and civil society organizations on youth priorities in relation to current and future development frameworks. (...) 

 

 

05/06/2014

Redress for rape - Using international jurisprudence on rape as a form of torture or other ill-treatment

The primary aim of this report is to bring together the developing international human rights law jurisprudence and significant other writing linking rape and torture and other ill-treatment in a comprehensive and useable way, so that it can be drawn on by lawyers and activists working on issues or individual cases of rape. (...) 

 

 

03/06/2014

Stoning:Legal or Practised in 16 Countries and Showing No Signs of Abating

WLUML's Submission to the UN Secretary General on the Question of the Death Penalty to the 27th Session of the Human Rights Council (...) 

 

 

28/05/2014

Building Peace - A forum for peace and security in the 21st century

Building Peace dedicate Issue 3 to gender and peacebuilding, exploring how women and men can reconstruct war-torn nations. (...) 

 

 

26/05/2014

Country Reports on Terrorism 2013

Terrorist violence in 2013 was increasingly fueled by sectarian motives, marking a worrisome trend, particularly in Syria, but also in Lebanon and Pakistan. (...) 

 

 

23/05/2014

Trans-Pacific Women vs. Trans-Pacific Partnership

At a time when governments, civil society organisations and the larger international community are negotiating a new sustainable development agenda, another binding, global, agreement is being negotiated behind closed doors. Learn more about the impact this trade agreement can have on the women in the region. (...) 

 

 

17/05/2014

Journeys from Exclusion to Inclusion: Marginalized women's successes in overcoming political exclusion

Identification of critical factors preventing marginalized women's inclusion in customary and democratic decision-making structures and description of how women have worked in overcoming barriers to their participation. (...) 

 

 

16/05/2014

Annual report of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

What is freedom of religion? It is a broad, inclusive right, sweeping in scope, embracing the full range of thought, belief, and behavior. But with religious freedom abuses occurring daily around the world for people of all faiths and none, it is critical that the United States recommit itself to meeting these challenges. (...) 

 

 

14/05/2014

Freedom of Thought 2013

Freedom of thought and belief must not be compromised. When regimes violently attack people for their ideas and beliefs, all human rights suffer. Oppression of thought by the state is a sign, not of strength, but of egomania and cowardice. (...) 

 

 

13/05/2014

Disposable Victims: Laws and Practices on Gender-related Killings of Women and Girls in Iran

The submission highlights the manner in which the Islamic Republic of Iran fails to protect women against gender-related killings. (...) 

 

 

09/05/2014

Untapped potential - European Foundation Funding for Women and Girls

Investment in the human rights of women and girls is not only just and right, it is, we believe, essential to achieving stable democracies based on fairness and dignity. Gender equality has become a cornerstone of the constitutional and legal frameworks of modern democratic states and is a key principle of international human rights law. (...) 

 

 

08/05/2014

The impact of traditional values on human rights

Human Rights Council Advisory Committee: promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms through a better understanding of traditional values of humankind (...) 

 

 

27/04/2014

Extremism as mainstream: Implications for Women

Strengthening women's participation and influence in conflict prevention, social justice, coexistence, and peacebuilding efforts, in situations of closed political space and conflict affected states (...) 

 

 

15/04/2014

2013 Ibrahim Index of African Governance

The Ibrahim Index of African Governance - IIAG - can be a useful qualitative and quantitative advocacy tool for African women's programs and projects, and noting the four dimensions: Safety & Law, Human Rights, Economic Opportunity and Human Development. (...) 

 

 

08/04/2014

UN says the ballot is the best weapon Afghan women have

When you click on the official website of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan, the clock is literally ticking down to Saturday, 5 April – the day millions of Afghans will vote in landmark elections whose credibility rests on the full participation of women. (...) 

 

 

06/04/2014

Arab Spring or Arab Autumn? Women's political participation in the uprisings and beyond: Implications for international donor policy.

In the aftermath of the popular uprisings, CARE commissioned research in 2012 and 2013 to understand the new context and identify ways in which we need to adapt and respond. More than 300 women and men were interviewed in the course of this research in Egypt, the occupied Palestinian territory, Morocco and Yemen. (...) 

 

 

03/04/2014

Youth Agenda for India

"Issues of Young Women emerged as a large category cutting across sub-categories that may have similar issues but require very specific treatment from youth perspective. We have been able to ascertain with great degree of confidence that various measures targeting youth simply cannot work in the case of young women and the whole agenda must approach various issues in a specific context for women." (...) 

 

 

16/03/2014

In report to UN, record number of women winning seats in Parliaments

More women than ever before are being elected to Parliaments around the world. And if the current trend continues, gender parity is achievable in less than a generation. (...) 

 

 

15/03/2014

Civil Society Monitoring Report 2013 - Sweden's implementation of UNSCR 1325

The aim of the global monitoring report is to advocate  for  more  effective  measures  to  put  women's   participation on the global agenda of conflict management and security policy. (...) 

 

 

26/01/2014

The pride of working women

A new ILO study examines the constraints on working women in Algeria and the opportunities available to them. (...) 

 

 

17/01/2014

20 years after: the Women's Human Rights paradigm in the current neoliberal context

The past 20 years show some progress with the women's rights and the human rights paradigm in Europe. However the development is caught up in the global neo-liberal transformation that at the same time is greatly undermining equality, protection of rights and the environment.  (...) 

 

 

06/01/2014

Human rights must be upheld in EU ties with partners, say MEPs

MEPs appeal to the EU to ensure that human rights and democracy are observed in all aspects of its relations with its partners in a resolution on human rights in the world in 2012, adopted on Wednesday. They also call on the Foreign Affairs Council to hold a public annual debate on human rights  (...) 

 

 

13/12/2013

External Evaluation of the Trust Fund for Victims Programmes in Northern Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo

Created in 2002 under the Rome Statute, the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) is the first of its kind in the global movement to end impunity and promote justice. The TFV mission is to support programmes that address the harms resulting from the crimes under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) by assisting victims to return to a dignified and contributory life within their communities. (...) 

 

 

07/12/2013

UN chief pays tribute to life and legacy of South Africa's Nelson Mandela

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his profound sadness at the passing of Nelson Mandela, extolling the life of the late human rights lawyer, prisoner of conscience, international peacemaker and first democratically-elected President of post-apartheid South Africa as an inspiration for all.  (...) 

 

 

22/10/2011

Rapport et/ou analyse sur la participation, comportement de la femme dans les élections en Afrique et dans Le Grand Lac Particulièrement au Congo Kinshasa et au Rwanda en 2011

Le leadership féminin est encore loin d'être une réalité en République Démocratique du Congo. Pourtant, le sujet a depuis un certain temps fait l'objet de beaucoup de discussions. (...) 

 

 

29/10/2010

Participation of the Goma-RDC Community of Millennia2015 to the World March of Women 2010 in Bukavu

On the occasion of the Third International Action of the World March of Women, the Goma-RDC Community of Millennia2015 marched with other organizations. It reaffirmed its strong will and resoluteness to struggle against all forms of inequality, violences and discrimination directed at women to build a more united, more respectful and fairer world. (...) 

 

 

01/02/2008

Aung San Suu Kyi, democracy ideas inside a military dictatorship

Burma lives in a military dictatorship since 1962, without celebrating elections for 18 years, and with thousands of political prisoners in jail. Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace prize in 1991, is under house arrest 12 of the last 18 years because of her defends to the democracy, from its political party, the National League for Democracy (NLD).  (...) 

 

 

 

 

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