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   The Millennia2015 Foresight Process - The Millennia2025 Women & Innovation Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

18/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 09 - Miroye Kizamie 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

13/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 13 - Jérôme Munyangi 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

13/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 14 - Véronique Thouvenot 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

23/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 22 - Gwenaëlle Grovonius 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

 

 

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25/04/2016

Millennia2025 She4Innovation Foresight Survey

Generating Innovation for women's empowerment and gender equality by linking the Millennia2025 Strategic Axes with the UN Sustainable Development Goals  (...) 

 

 

14/01/2016

CSW 60 - Statement of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women

Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women presents its Memorandum and Resolution to UN-Women, as statement to the CSW60, published by the UN ECOSOC  (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

14/10/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Paule Scutenaire

La précarité en agriculture trouve notamment ses racines dans une administration de plus en plus prégnante, voire excessive des exigences normatives de plus en plus élevées. (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

02/07/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes, Université de Namur : Actes et photos

Forte mobilisation des parties prenantes de Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes pour comprendre et lutter contre la précarisation en construisant de nouvelles solidarités innovantes (...) 

 

 

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). (...) 

 

 

05/03/2015

CSW 59 - Statement of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women

The Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women project aims to give women in vulnerable situations greater access to common goods in order to improve their daily life and, consequently, that of their children also. (...) 

 

 

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

FGM: Too Much Pain

FGM is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. The practice also violates a person's rights to health, security and physical integrity; the right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment; and the right to life when the procedure results in death. The practice of FGM is also considered as a criminal act in all EU Member States. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

14/01/2015

Voluntary Guidelines: the right to adequate food

Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

17/12/2014

Global Nutrition Report 2014: Actions & Accountability to Accelerate the World's Progress on Nutrition

Good nutrition is the bedrock of human well-being. before birth and throughout infancy, good nutrition allows brain functioning toevolve without impairment and immune systems to develop more robustly. For young children, good nutrition status averts death and equips the body to grow and develop to its full potential. (...) 

 

 

03/11/2014

Gender Equality And Female Empowerment Policy

“Achieving our objectives for global development will demand accelerated efforts to achieve gender equality and women's empowerment. Otherwise, peace and prosperity will have their own glass ceiling.” (Hillary Clinton, January 2012) (...) 

 

 

31/10/2014

The State of Food and Agriculture - Innovation in family farming

More than 500 million family farms manage the majority of the world's agricultural land and produce most of the world's food. (...) 

 

 

29/10/2014

The Global Gender Gap Report 2014

Through the Global Gender Gap Report, the World Economic Forum quantifies the magnitude of gender-based disparities and tracks their progress over time. (...) 

 

 

28/10/2014

From Risks to Rights - Realizing States' Obligations to Prevent and Address Maternal Mortality

The most common direct causes of maternal death are severe bleeding, infections, high blood pressure (pre-eclampsia and eclampsia), complications from delivery, and unsafe abortion. (...) 

 

 

27/10/2014

Women's Professional Participation in Afghanistan's Justice Sector: Challenges and Opportunities

Women's professional Participation in Afghanistan's Justice Sector: Challenges and opportunities is the first national study in furtherance of IdLo's gender pledge. (...) 

 

 

24/10/2014

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Decisions and Conclusions - Gender Equality

Climate change magnifies existing inequalities, and in particular, gender inequalities, but women and men together are vital to climate solutions. (...) 

 

 

22/10/2014

Gender Equality and Sustainable Development

The twin challenges of building pathways to sustainable development and achieving gender equality have never been more pressing. (...) 

 

 

21/10/2014

Gender, violence and peace: a post-2015 development agenda

Conflict and violence have been the most important factors obstructing progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to date. (...) 

 

 

20/10/2014

Governing Land for Women and Men

This technical guide aims to assist implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests. (...) 

 

 

18/10/2014

World Disasters Report 2014 – Focus on Culture and Risk

This year, the World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme that looks at different aspects of how culture affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how disasters and risk influence culture. (...) 

 

 

17/10/2014

A girl's right to learn without fear: Working to end gender-based violence at school

66 million girls are missing an education at a time when it not only has the power to transform their own lives, but also the world around them. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

15/10/2014

Le genre ?! Kezako ?

Sommes nous plutôt féminin/masculin, hétéro/homo ? Est-ce dû à la nature ou à notre culture ? Quelle est notre marge de manoeuvre? (...) 

 

 

09/10/2014

Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health around the World

Between 1996 and 2013, the percentage of Governments permitting abortion increased gradually for all legal grounds, except to save a woman's life which remained at 97 per cent. Despite overall expansion in the legal grounds for abortion, policies remain restrictive in many countries. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

01/10/2014

Poverty, Food Sovereignty, Food Security, Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

A Regional Meeting to Build Intermovement Linkages in Poverty, Food Sovereignty, Food Security, Gender, and SRHR in South Asia. (...) 

 

 

29/09/2014

Gender bias without borders

An investigation of female characters in popular films across 11 countries. (...) 

 

 

27/09/2014

Hidden in Plain Sight: A Statistical Analysis of Violence Against Children

The protection of children from all forms of violence is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Convention on the rights of the Child and other international human rights treaties and standards . Yet violence remains an all-too-real part of life for children around the globe. (...) 

 

 

26/09/2014

Bearing Witness at the International Criminal Court: An Interview Survey of 109 Witnesses

Witnesses who testify at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against accused war criminals often take great risks to do so. Yet, until now, their voices have been missing from discussions about how the ICC is fulfilling its responsibility to prepare and protect those who testify. (...) 

 

 

25/09/2014

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson

Emma Watson calls out to men and boys to join HeForShe campaign (...) 

 

 

24/09/2014

How Empowering Girls Can Help End Child Marriage

There are nearly 70 million child brides in the world today, and more than 14 million girls marry each year. (...) 

 

 

22/09/2014

How Gender Inequality Undermines Community Resilience as for Ebola Virus, Tsunamis, Droughts

Gender influences sensitivity to disturbances and, even within the same household, individuals will experience shocks and stresses in different ways. (...) 

 

 

19/09/2014

Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the Front Line

Children are among the greatest victims of a warming world, but they are also the most powerful protagonists for change. (...) 

 

 

18/09/2014

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

The present report reviews the functioning of the Commission's methods of work in the light of experience gained, and makes recommendations for consideration by the Commission with a view to further enhancing the impact of its work. (...) 

 

 

15/09/2014

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

Fourteen years ago, the Millennium Declaration established concrete targets for improving the existence of many and for saving the lives of those threatened by disease and hunger. There has been important progress across all goals. (...) 

 

 

12/09/2014

The Hunger And Nutrition Commitment Index - 2013

Measuring the Political Commitment to Reduce Hunger and Undernutrition in Developing Countries (...) 

 

 

09/09/2014

Reporting on Humanitarian Crises

Information and communication are key tools for saving lives in an emergency response. Local media play a critical role in bringing important information to communities affected by disaster. (...) 

 

 

07/09/2014

Gender inequality's 2030 'expiration date'

Almost two decades after 189 governments made a historic commitment in China to a world of equality between women and men, it's time to discuss progress made and challenges ahead. (...) 

 

 

05/09/2014

Maharashtra's Child Stunting Declines

Between 2006 and 2012, Maharashtra's stunting rate among children under two years of age was reported to decline by 15 percentage points. (...) 

 

 

04/09/2014

Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience

The 2014 Human Development Report - Sustaining Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience - looks at two concepts which are both interconnected and immensely important to securing human development progress. (...) 

 

 

21/08/2014

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2013

With the deadline for the MDGs on the horizon, progress can be reported in most areas, despite the impact of the global economic and financial crisis. (...) 

 

 

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). (...) 

 

 

18/08/2014

Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to ever win the Fields Medal of mathematics

aryam Mirzakhani, a professor of mathematics at Stanford, has been awarded the 2014 Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics. (...) 

 

 

15/08/2014

Where is everyone? Responding to emergencies in the most difficult places

A review of the humanitarian aid system's response to displacement emergencies in conflict contexts in South Sudan, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Jordan (2012-2013). (...) 

 

 

10/08/2014

Strong Girls, Powerful Women

This report is intended to help humanitarian practitioners more effectively identify and address the unique needs of adolescent girls in displacement and crisis settings. (...) 

 

 

08/08/2014

Des voix opposées à la violence/Voices Against Violence

« Des voix opposées à la violence » est un curriculum éducatif développé par l'Association mondiale des guides et des éclaireuses (AMGE) et ONU Femmes, avec la participation des jeunes. (...) 

 

 

07/08/2014

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

In half of the countries, the majority of girls were cut before age 5. In the rest of the countries, most cutting occurs between 5 and 14 years of age. (...) 

 

 

05/08/2014

Gender in Agriculture - Sourcebook

Women play a critical role in agricultural production in developing countries.  (...) 

 

 

04/08/2014

Afghanistan: If you educate a woman, you teach the whole family

Many women in Afghanistan's southern heartland are bound by centuries-old traditions that determine, what they wear and their freedom of movement outside the home. (...) 

 

 

22/07/2014

Women protected under international humanitarian law

International humanitarian law aims to prevent and alleviate human suffering in war without discrimination based on sex. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

12/07/2014

An Overview on Girl Marriages in the Islamic Republic of Iran

This brief report examines statistics issued by the Islamic Republic Personal Status Registration Organization and Iran National Statistics Office between 2007 and 2012. (...) 

 

 

10/07/2014

Documentation of Sexual Violence in Conflict - Crime under International Law

For decades – if not centuries – there has been a near-total absence of justice for survivors of rape and sexual violence in conflict. (...) 

 

 

08/07/2014

L'inquiétante pauvreté: portrait de la Belgique par les chiffres

Le Bureau du Plan a publié son bilan 2014 sur le développement durable. Résultat : une série d'indicateurs qui reflètent une image bien sombre de notre société. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

25/06/2014

Female genital mutilation & asylum in the european union - a statistical update

FGM is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of women and girls. The practice also violates a person's rights to health, security and physical integrity. (...) 

 

 

24/06/2014

Urban Poverty, Food Security & Climate Change - Women

The aim of this paper is to build on current understandings of urban poverty and urban food insecurity to explore how the impacts of climate change are likely to exacerbate current and future challenges. (...) 

 

 

20/06/2014

Advocacy Toolkit - Influencing the post-2015 Development Agenda

The toolkit should equip you with relevant information and tools to enable you to develop and implement an effective post-2015 advocacy strategy. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

15/06/2014

Policewomen Around the World: Breaking the Brass Ceiling

Here's a look at how women are represented among security forces around the world, brought to you by the Institute for Inclusive Security, which is working to revolutionize who makes the decisions about war and peace. (...) 

 

 

14/06/2014

Disability Inclusion - Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action

An estimated 6.7 million persons with disabilities are forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, generalized violence and human rights violations. (...) 

 

 

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.” (...) 

 

 

11/06/2014

World of Work Report 2014

The widening of income inequalities within countries is now a well-established fact. Analysis suggests that this trend is associated with a change in the distribution of income, to the detriment of labour. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

04/06/2014

Women Moving Mountains Collective - Impact of the Dutch MDG3 Fund - How Resources Advance Women's Rights and Gender Equality

This piece analyzes the aggregate impact of women's organizations around the world that received grants from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' MDG3 Fund. (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

31/05/2014

Widowhood a Form of Slavery in Conflict Afflicted Countries with a Case Study of South Sudan

The overall objective of FOFCOD and Widows for Peace through Democracy was to carry research and raise awareness on widowhood a neglected human rights issue and as a form of slavery. (...) 

 

 

30/05/2014

The situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories

A persistent concern is the low participation rate of women in the Palestinian labour force, which now appears to be compounded by a drop in the representation of women in decision-making bodies. (...) 

 

 

29/05/2014

Women and the Web

On average across the developing world, nearly 25 percent fewer women than men have access to the Internet, and the gender gap soars to nearly 45 percent in regions like sub-Saharan Africa. (...) 

 

 

27/05/2014

Ramification of sex preference society in India: a case study of Punjab

The main objective of this report is the pursuit of a comprehensive, critical and balanced investigation of the cause of gender disparity. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

24/05/2014

Investing in children: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage

Child poverty and social exclusion are major challenges facing the European Union. As part of its Social Investment Package, the European Commission issued a major Recommendation on Investing in Children and Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage. (...) 

 

 

20/05/2014

Safety of journalists - Guidebook

Threats and violence against women journalists are on the rise in many regions of the world. In their work exposing injustices and bearing witness to human rights violations, women journalists are women human rights defenders, and are in need of better security and protection mechanisms. (...) 

 

 

19/05/2014

The Business of women's human rights

A primer on the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the UN Guiding principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP) (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

12/05/2014

Gender in Nigeria Report 2012: Improving the Lives of Girls and Women in Nigeria

A comprehensive view of gender in Nigeria, progress in key areas, including: employment and livelihoods, education and health, political representation, and violence. Women and girls suffer systematic disadvantage and discrimination, magnified for those in the poorest States and sectors of society. (...) 

 

 

10/05/2014

Eleanor Roosevelt

Quotes about: "People who "view with alarm" never build anything". "Where there is no vision the people perich", the "stubborn refusal to recognize the inexorable force of change in the world" and "our ability to meet the challenge" ... (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

26/04/2014

The Gender Advantage - Women on the front line of climate change

IFAD shows how gender-sensitive adaptation results in better outcomes in food security, livelihood options, incomes, and reduced workloads (...) 

 

 

21/04/2014

New Actors, New Money, New Conversations - A Mapping of Recent Initiatives for Women and Girls

Investing in women and girls as ‘smart economics' has become a favored strategy in development and philanthropy over the past several years, resulting in a host of campaigns and initiatives—including from actors in the private sector that had not previously been seen as “development” players—dedicated to supporting girls and women. (...) 

 

 

19/04/2014

WYR 2013: Youth Migration and Development

The United Nations 2013 World Youth Report offers a broad understanding of the situation of young migrants from the perspective of young migrants themselves. The report highlights some of the concerns, challenges and successes experienced by young migrants based on their own lives and told in their own voices. (...) 

 

 

17/04/2014

Humanity Divided: Confronting Inequality in Developing Countries

This report revisits the theoretical concepts of inequalities including their measurements, analyzes their global trends, presents the policy makers' perception of inequalities in 15 countries and identifies various policy options in combating this major development challenge of our time. (...) 

 

 

16/04/2014

Indigenous peoples' rights to lands, territories, and resources

"Indigenous women have a close relationship with their land, and play a key role in families, communities, and nations as the primary food providers.......Indigenous women's crucial role in transforming land as a resource into life-sustaining food for their communities, traditional gender roles often limit their decisionmaking power in land use governance, and their benefits from land can easily be jeopardised, as they often do not have recognised ownership rights....... (...) 

 

 

09/04/2014

Substantive Equality and Reproductive Rights: A Briefing Paper on Aligning Development Goals with Human Rights Obligations

International human rights norms have recognized that reproductive rights are women's rights, clarifying that violations of reproductive rights are primarily manifestations of discrimination, poverty, and violence. (...) 

 

 

05/04/2014

Senior UN official hails outcome of forum devoted to empowering women and girls

The head of the United Nations office focusing on the world's women has welcomed the outcome of a two-week meeting in New York that she says represents a “milestone” towards a transformative global development agenda that puts the empowerment of women and girls at its centre. (...) 

 

 

30/03/2014

Report on World Social Situation 2013: Inequality Matters

Growing inequality is neither destiny nor a necessary price to pay for economic growth according to UN DESA's report which was released on Friday, 14 February, and national policies and institutions play a crucial role in defining inequality trends. (...) 

 

 

23/03/2014

Indigenous women bid to influence post-2015 development agenda

Indigenous women in Asia should be given a key role in deciding the future path of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals, according to a rights group in the region. (...) 

 

 

21/03/2014

Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014

The flagship publication of the Network, the Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014 provides a top-of-mind perspective from the Global Agenda Councils on the challenges and opportunities of the coming 12–18 months. It offers a comprehensive overview of the world, drawing upon the foremost global intelligence network and its collective brainpower to explore the most important issues we all face in the coming year. (...) 

 

 

19/03/2014

Global Humanitarian Assistance Report 2013

In the GHA Report 2013 you will find answers to the basic questions about the way that the world finances response to crisis and vulnerability. How much humanitarian assistance is there? Is it enough? Who provides it? Where does it go? What is it spent on?  (...) 

 

 

12/03/2014

New UN report highlights experiences, challenges faced by young migrants worldwide

A new report launched today by the United Nations spotlights the significant impact of young migrants on origin, transit and destination countries and communities, as well as the challenges they face, as told in their own voices. (...) 

 

 

07/03/2014

Paving Pathways for Justice & Accountability: Human Rights Tools for Diaspora Communities

People in diaspora communities have an increasingly important global role to play as a bridge between individuals, governments, and international legal and political mechanisms. (...) 

 

 

02/03/2014

Ignoring equality, rights and women's health risks derailing development

While nearly 1 billion people have escaped extreme poverty in the past 20 years and child and maternal mortality have been cut by almost one half, much more work remains to be done to address inequalities and ensure the rights and dignity of all, especially women and children, top United Nations officials stressed today.  (...) 

 

 

24/02/2014

Savings groups can be key for women's economic sustainability

While not a magic bullet, a sturdy metal savings box with three keys can have a surprisingly profound impact. For Trickle Up, integrating all program participants into Savings and Credit Groups has been a highly effective way to address several key needs of the very poor.  (...) 

 

 

20/02/2014

Substantive Equality and Reproductive Rights: A Briefing Paper on Aligning Development Goals with Human Rights Obligations

International human rights norms have recognized that reproductive rights are women's rights, clarifying that violations of reproductive rights are primarily manifestations of discrimination, poverty, and violence. Where women's rights to equality and non-discrimination are not fulfilled, women's access to reproductive health services and decision-making about their reproductive lives is limited. (...) 

 

 

12/02/2014

Teaching and learning: Achieving quality for all

The 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report shows why education is pivotal for development in a rapidly changing world. It explains how investing wisely in teachers, and other reforms aimed at strengthening equitable learning, transform the long-term prospects of people and societies.  (...) 

 

 

03/02/2014

Climate changes increasing workload on women

The impact of climate change is mostly discussed in terms of global warming, agriculture and health but on Thursday, a seminar organised by Shirkat Gah looked into how the women in Pakistan have been affected by the climatic change in Sindh's coastal belt.  (...) 

 

 

01/02/2014

Gender and rural development brief

Across the region of Europe and Central Asia (CEN), notable gains have been made in the areas of health and education, with health outcomes above world averages, particularly in maternal mortality rates. (...) 

 

 

29/01/2014

World Economic Forum warns of dangers in growing inequality, extreme weather

A chronic gap between rich and poor is yawning wider, posing the biggest single risk to the world in 2014, even as economies in many countries start to recover, the World Economic Forum said on Thursday.  (...) 

 

 

28/01/2014

Afghanistan in 2013: A Survey of the Afghan People

The Asia Foundation has released findings from Afghanistan in 2013: A Survey of the Afghan People, the longest-running public opinion poll in the country. Over 9,000 Afghan citizens across 34 provinces reveal opinions on security, political participation, the economy, women's rights, and development. (...) 

 

 

21/01/2014

Gender on the Move: Working on the migration-development nexus from a gender perspective

Around the world, a record number of women are now migrating to seek work and better lives. For many, migration yields these benefits; for others, it carries dangerous risks, such as exploitation in domestic work, and vulnerability to violence. Migration policies and practices have been slow to recognize these risks and take steps to make the process safe for women.  (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

14/01/2014

Seedpods Worth More than Gold in Argentina's Arid North

Tired of the drought driving away their men and killing their livestock, the women of Guanaco Sombriana, a town in northern Argentina, have found a new source of income by using the seedpods of native trees that up to now merely provided shade in this arid landscape.  (...) 

 

 

05/01/2014

Addressing Comprehensive Needs of Adolescent Girls in India - A Potential for Creating Livelihoods

Strengthening and utilizing the economic potential of girls is a critical approach for economic development. Unfortunately there has been little analysis of programs that address the multiple needs of adolescent girls, including enhancing their livelihood potential by building their economic agency. (...) 

 

 

28/12/2013

Women and Hunger: 10 Facts

Women are often victims of hunger. They also have a crucial role to play in defeating hunger. As mothers, farmers, teachers and entrepreneurs, they hold the key to building a future free of malnutrition. Here are ten reasons why empowering women is such an important part of WFP's work (...) 

 

 

27/12/2013

Beijing at 20: ECOSOC launches review of progress on women's rights

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has kick-started Beijing+20, a process to assess how far Member States and other stakeholders have come in implementing the commitments made at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, in 1995. (...) 

 

 

22/12/2013

‘Mixed picture' of women's progress shows need to better harness synergies – UN official

Despite significant progress in meeting international development goals for women's empowerment, gaps in key areas remain, which require a renewed effort from all partners to better integrate gender issues into the overall quest for sustainable development, a United Nations gender equality official said.  (...) 

 

 

09/12/2013

Migrant(e) et victime de violences conjugales: quels sont mes droits?

Les migrant(e)s victimes de violences conjugales sont doublement victimes : à la violence subie au quotidien du fait de leur partenaire s'ajoute en effet une violence administrative. Pour répondre à leurs questions, ainsi qu'à celles des acteurs de terrain, une brochure et des séances d'information ont été mises au point.  (...) 

 

 

05/12/2013

Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals - MDG Report 2013

A woman's rights within marriage and the family greatly affect her ability to control her life and make voluntary, informed reproductive choices. Although equal rights within marriage were among the first human rights pertaining to women's status to be explicitly recognized under international law, hundreds of thousands of women are still prevented from enjoying equality with their husbands (...) 

 

 

04/12/2013

The Environment and Gender Index (EGI)

The Environment and Gender Index (EGI) - a project of IUCN -provides the best quantitative data to date on how nations are translating gender and environment mandates into national policy and planning. Comparative data across 72 developed and developing countries will help decision-makers, civil society, and others evaluate progress while identifying where the gaps lie in achieving gender equality in the environmental context. (...) 

 

 

03/12/2013

I Know. I Want. I Dream. Girls' Insights for Building a Better World

In 2009, ICRW published Girls Speak: A New Voice in Global Development as the fourth report of the Girls Count report series. Four years later, researchers supported by the Nike Foundation asked more than 500 girls from 14 countries to share their insights and perspectives with global decision-makers. (...) 

 

 

01/12/2013

Preparing Girls and Women for 21st Century Success: Intel® Teach Findings

Intel® Teach is reshaping the global educational landscape to better prepare teachers and students for success in a 21st century economy. Launched in 2000, the program has trained more than 10 million teachers in over 70 countries to integrate technologies and project-based teaching methods into classrooms.  (...) 

 

 

11/11/2013

37ème Conférence générale de l'UNESCO - 37th UNESCO General Conference

L'Institut Destrée et Millennia2015, représenté par Dielika Moctar Diallo, Coumba Sylla et Marie-Anne Delahaut, participent à la 37ème session de la Conférence générale de l'UNESCO. Résumés et photos(also in English). (...) 

 

 

19/07/2013

Malala Yousafzai: 'Our books and our pens are the most powerful weapons'

Today I am focusing on women's rights and girls' education because they are suffering the most. There was a time when women activists asked men to stand up for their rights. But this time we will do it by ourselves. I am not telling men to step away from speaking for women's rights, but I am focusing on women to be independent and fight for themselves. (...) 

 

 

11/01/2013

This Is My Home Now Strasbourg Screening European Parliament

As part of the International Human Rights Day activities in Strasbourg's European Parliament, the European Women's Lobby (EWL) and the European Network of Migrant Women (ENoMW) organised an evening screening of their joint 2012 documentary This Is My Home Now. (...) 

 

 

05/09/2012

Participation of Millennia2015 WeHealth to the 4th international forum on NGOs for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Women

Participation of Millennia2015 WeHealth to the 4th international forum on NGOs for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Women, Genève, 5 - 7 Septembre 2012 OCAPROCE International, UN Offices (...) 

 

 

22/06/2012

Millennia2015, Femmes et développement soutenable face aux enjeux de RIO+20

Dans le cadre de Rio+20, la note présentée par Millennia2015 analyse les enjeux des femmes et du développement soutenable à partir des contributions de ses membres dans le cadre de l'exercice de prospective Millennia2015 "Femmes actrices de développement pour les enjeux mondiaux" lancé en décembre 2010 à l'UNESCO à Paris. (...) 

 

 

22/05/2012

Global Health Dynamics Roundtables : Scaling up eHealth projects to advance women's health - Geneva - 22.05.2012

The roundtable "Scaling up eHealth projects to advance women's health" is organized on 22 May 2012 in Geneva, Switzerland by Global Health Dynamics. It will showcase mHealth pilot projects, their impact and the sustainable solutions for their scaling up beyond the pilot phase.  (...) 

 

 

18/04/2012

International conference "Women and ICTs: Digital Inclusion for Health and Sustainable Development"

The International Conference “Women and ICT: Digital Inclusion, Health and Sustainable Development” will take place in Panama from April 18 to 19, 2012 at the Auditorium of the Technological University of Panamá. During the event, Véronique Thouvenot, head of the International working group Millennia2015 WeHealth will highlight the urgent need for women to have access and use the ICTs for health.  (...) 

 

 

14/08/2011

Paroles de femmes : quelle vision de l'avenir pour neuf femmes sénégalaises ?

Dans le cadre d'un séjour au Sénégal, une enquête a pu être réalisée auprès de neuf femmes sénégalaises aux horizons divers. Ces femmes, actrices de leur développement ont accepté de répondre aux questions et de donner leur point de vue concernant leurs situations, leurs problèmes mais surtout les solutions pour les résoudre. (...) 

 

 

10/05/2011

L'Institut Destrée, ONG en relations opérationnelles avec l'UNESCO

"Madame Irina Bokova, Directrice générale de l'UNESCO, a décidé d'admettre l'Institut Destrée au titre de 'ONG en relations opérationnelles avec l'UNESCO', se réjouissant de l'officialisation du 'partenariat déjà existant et fructueux entre nos deux organisations'." Marie-Anne Delahaut (...) 

 

 

29/04/2011

Millennia2015 : Appel à contribution pour "Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes

Nous vous invitons à contribuer à notre exercice de prospective pour construire le Plan d'action de Millennia2015 pour l'autonomisation des femmes, Conférence internationale organisée la Division pour l'égalité des genres, Cabinet de la Directrice générale de l'UNESCO, et l'Institut Destrée au Siège de l'UNESCO, Paris, fin 2011 (...) 

 

 

29/04/2011

Millennia2015 : Call to contribution to build "An action plan for women's empowerment

We invite you to contribute to our foresight exercise in order to build Millennia2015 Action Plan for Women's Empowerment, International Conference organized by the Division for Gender Equality, Office of the Director-General of the UNESCO, and The Destree Institute at the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, end 2011. (...) 

 

 

22/02/2011

Le Crans Montana Forum et Millennia2015

Le Crans Montana Forum a invité Millennia2015 à contribuer à la session "La femme et les affaires publiques dans le cadre de la coopération Sud-Sud" lors de la 5ème réunion annuelle des Premières Dames, en collaboration avec l'UNESCO et l'ISESCO. (...) 

 

 

29/12/2010

Synthèse du rapport réalisé suite à une série d'entretiens mené auprès de neuf femmes au Sénégal en août 2010

Dans le cadre d'un séjour au Sénégal en août 2010, une enquête a pu être menée auprès de neuf femmes sénégalaises aux horizons divers pour Millennia2015. Cette synthèse résume les entretiens réalisés avec ces femmes ont toutes l'objectif commun de travailler pour leur développement mais surtout pour celui de leur famille avec la volonté d'assurer un avenir meilleur à leurs enfants. (...) 

 

 

09/12/2010

Unesco : lancement de Millennia 2015, "Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes”

La Division pour l'égalité des genres du Cabinet de la Directrice générale de l'UNESCO et l'Institut Destrée et Millennia2015 organisent une conférence de presse le mercredi 8 décembre 2010 à l'UNESCO à Paris à l'occasion du lancement de la Conférence internationale “Millennia 2015, Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes” qui aura lieu fin 2011.  (...) 

 

 

03/04/2010

Concertation francophone de l'OIF "Le rôle des femmes dans la société de l'information: Femmes actrices d'un monde solidaire numérique"

La société de l'information est un vecteur de développement. C'est dans cette optique qu'a eu lieu la concertation francophone sur "femmes actrices d'un monde numérique solidaire" le mercredi 3 mars 2010 à la délégation permanente de l'OIF à New York dans le cadre de la CSW 54.  (...) 

 

 

15/10/2009

Millennia 2015 - Méthodologie du processus de recherche prospective

Millennia 2015, "Femmes actrices de développement pour les enjeux mondiaux" est un processus de recherche prospective. Sa spécificité est de travailler avec la société de l'information comme contexte et la prospective comme méthode. Sa mission consiste à mettre en valeur et à épauler les femmes qui œuvrent comme actrices de développement, surtout lorsqu'elles ne sont pas reconnues comme telles, par elles-mêmes ou par leur pays, afin qu'elles participent en première ligne au processus.  (...) 

 

 

15/10/2009

Millennia 2015 - Methodology of the Foresight Research Process

Millennia 2015, "Women actors of development for the global challenges" is a foresight research process. Its specificity is to work in the context of the information society with foresight as a method. Its mission consists in emphasizing and in supporting women who work as actors of development, particularly when they are not recognized as such, by themselves or by their country, in order for them to participate in the front line to the process.  (...) 

 

 

08/03/2009

8 March 2009: an international Steering Committee for Millennia 2015

Chosing action on the International Women's Day, Millennia 2015 launches an international Steering Committee in order to build the 2011 session of the foresight research process about "Women actors of development for the global challenges". (...) 

 

 

08/03/2009

8 mars 2009 : Inauguration du Comité de pilotage de Millennia 2015

Choisissant l'action à l'occasion de la Journée internationale des Femmes, Millennia 2015 inaugure son Comité de pilotage international en vue de construire la session 2011 du processus de recherche prospective sur le thème de "Femmes actrices de développement pour les enjeux mondiaux". (...) 

 

 

03/09/2007

"Via Millennia" : Sharing headlines leading to "Millennia 2015"

2007-09-03 - Namur, Wallonia - [En] Welcome ! This RSS presents information about the international events that will help to build Millennia 2015's process and knowledge database. - [Fr] Bienvenue ! Ce flux RSS présente les événements internationaux qui contribueront à construire le processus et la base de connaissance de Millennia 2015. (...) 

 

 

 
 

 

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