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Direct link: www.millennia2015.org/KW_Empowerment 

 

The Interactive Millennia2025 Knowledge Database

 

A few keywords

 

 

Empowerment

Access - Capacities - Confidence - Creativity - Dynamism - Innate strength - Inspiration - Leadership - Mediators - New skills - Potential - Power - Pro-activity - Responsibility - Self-confidence - Strength - Struggle - Talents - ...

 

 

   The Millennia2015 Foresight Process - The Millennia2025 Women & Innovation Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Publications

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2008 Palais-Congrès Liège
IT2008

 

07/03/2008

 

  

 

 

5. Strengthening the capacities of international organizations and global networks to advance the status of women throughout the world 

Pera Wells

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2008 Palais-Congrès Liège
IT2008

 

07/03/2008

 

  

 

 

Podcast - 1. Ouverture de Millennia 2015 : Femmes actrices de développement pour les enjeux mondiaux 

Marie-Anne Delahaut

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2008 Palais-Congrès Liège
IT2008

 

07/03/2008

 

  

 

 

Podcast - 2. IT Girls, Great Careers for Great Women - Journée du Shadowing 

Viviane Reding

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

05/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 01 - Marie-Anne Delahaut 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

05/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 02 - Marie-Anne Delahaut 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

16/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 03 - Philippe Defeyt 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

16/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 04 - Christine Mahy 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

17/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 05 - Paule Scutenaire et Christine Gonay 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

18/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 07 - Vien Nguyen 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

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

 

10/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 12 - Justin Hagena Kakumba 

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

 

18/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 16 - Anne Gadisseur 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

19/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 17 - Afaf Hemamou 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

19/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 20 - Marie-Anne Delahaut 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

23/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 22 - Gwenaëlle Grovonius 

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

 

26/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 29 - Adrénaline Superclub 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

09/09/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 25 - Anne Nègre 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

M2025

 

26/05/2014

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Innovation: visions of the future by 2025 

Marie-Anne Delahaut

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

Millennia2015 WeHealth

 

26/05/2014

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 WeObservatory: Innovation for Women's Health - Highlights 

Marie-Anne Delahaut

     

 

 

 

 

 

   News of the networks

 

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 (...) 

 

 

13/10/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Christine Mahy

Dans n'importe quel dispositif que vous allez enclencher pour lutter contre la pauvreté, une des conditions de la réussite c'est d'associer les gens dans une participation intime à la définition des processus qui sont mis en place. (...) 

 

 

12/10/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Philippe Defeyt

La fragilité d'un nombre important de femmes en familles monoparentales se situe avant dans le parcours, mais ça on ne veut pas le voir. (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

03/07/2015

La société civile, moteur de la Convention d'Istanbul du Conseil de l'Europe

Millennia2025 propose une méthode prospective pour l'égalité entre les femmes et les hommes" au GREVIO pour la Convention d'Istanbul (...) 

 

 

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). (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

07/02/2015

Breaking the Inertia: Women's Role in Mediation and Peace Processes in Africa

This paper argues, however, that although challenges exist, opportunities also exist which can be explored by women, regional and international organizations to systematically promote the inclusion of women during mediation and peace processes at national, regional and international levels. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

22/01/2015

Claiming Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

ICESCR and CEDAW are the two key human rights instruments which provide a forum for demanding realization of women's human rights: "We would be pleased to hear from you to learn about the diverse issues, realities and violations of women's economic,social and cultural rights and efforts undertaken to challenge the status quo and patriarchal hegemony which limit the rights of women". (...) 

 

 

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? (...) 

 

 

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) (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

08/10/2014

The CS Gender 3000: Women in Senior Management

Female participation in top-management (CEO and directors reporting to the CEO) stands at 12.9% at the end of 2013, but varies considerably from sector to sector and country to country. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

04/10/2014

Whose right to life?

Women's Rights and Prenatal Protections under Human Rights and Comparative Law (...) 

 

 

03/10/2014

Atlas of Electoral Gender Quotas

This Atlas of Electoral Gender Quotas is the product of a long-standing collaboration among three institutions - the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and Stockholm University - in pursuit of their common goal of supporting women's empowerment and promoting gender equality in politics. (...) 

 

 

02/10/2014

National Action Plans for UN Security Council Resolution 1325 - Interactive Map

A project of PeaceWomen to provide a comparative analysis of individual country NAPs and Regional Action Plans, and a summary of key content and process information. (...) 

 

 

29/09/2014

Gender bias without borders

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

 

 

24/09/2014

Millennia2015 triumphed at the World Congress 2014 in Seoul

In Africa and Asia, there is need to promote gender equality. In this context, Millennia2015 participated in the second Word Congress under the team name Millennia2015 Great Lakes.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

13/09/2014

Tribute To Feminists and Women Human Rights Defenders

Images and stories about feminists and women human rights defenders. (...) 

 

 

10/09/2014

"We are not victims. We are warriors."

Many of us face oppression but we are not victims. Explore Imagining Equality's Power section. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

03/09/2014

Hear Our Voices - Do adolescent girls' issues really matter?

This document introduces a toolkit of materials for the Girls Empowerment Star and School Equality Scorecard. (...) 

 

 

27/08/2014

UNECE Gender Action Plan 2014-2015 - Key to Regional Sustainable Development

The purpose of this document is to update and put in action the UNECE policy for gender equality and women's empowerment. (...) 

 

 

19/08/2014

Gender Norms: A Key to Improving Health and Wellness Among Black Women and Girls in US

Black adolescent girls and young women face special barriers related to both race and gender, which have immense effects on their health, achievement and life outcomes. (...) 

 

 

13/08/2014

Socio Economic Status of Women - Manual Scavengers

Jan Sahas with support from UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality is implementing a three year project titled “Dignity Campaign- Action for Liberation of Dalit Manual Scavenger Women in India”. (...) 

 

 

11/08/2014

Women's Lives and Challenges: Equality and Empowerment Since 2000

Promoting gender equality and empowering women is one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

02/07/2014

Guide to Using Evidence to Improve Young People's Sexual Health and Rights

The Guide is designed to be a resource for advocates, sexuality educators, young people, service providers and others working to advance the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people around the world. (...) 

 

 

01/07/2014

Guides for Protection of Human Rights Defenders

This guidebook is a result of a collective effort by numerous individuals, groups and institutions committed to the cause of affirming and upholding women's human rights.  (...) 

 

 

27/06/2014

Ending Sex Discrimination in Nationality and Citizenship Laws

Despite repeated commitments by governments around the world to ensure women's equality by repealing discriminatory laws, sex discrimination persists, including in citizenship and nationality laws. (...) 

 

 

16/06/2014

Reality check on European services for women and children survivors of violence: A Right for Protection and Support?

WAVE Country Report 2013 urges European countries to do more to meet the Council of Europe Taskforce Recommendations for specialized service provision for women survivors of violence. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

10/06/2014

UN Women launches year-long campaign to build world where gender equality is reality

The United Nations entity tasked with promoting gender equality today launched a major campaign kicking off a year-long, worldwide commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the landmark Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. (...) 

 

 

09/06/2014

The gender pay gap in public services

This report examines the gender pay gap, the difference between what men and women earn, in public services. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

07/06/2014

Maternity and paternity at work

The Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world report reviews national legislative provisions on maternity protection at work in 185 countries and territories, statistical coverage in law and in practice of paid maternity leave as well as statutory provision of paternity, parental and adoption leaves. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

02/06/2014

UN report on preventing & eliminating child, early & forced marriage

The report discusses the international norms and standards applicable to child, early and forced marriage and the human rights impact of the practice on women and girls. The report addresses the various factors that contribute to this and further analyses existing measures and strategies to prevent and eliminate child, early and forced marriage. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

21/05/2014

Re-thinking gender in peacebuilding

This report is based on a three-year research project on gender in peacebuilding, which involved field research in four countries (Burundi, Colombia, Nepal and Uganda), with a thematic focus on four areas of peacebuilding (access to justice,economic recovery,inter-generational tensions and conflict, permutations and continuums of violence.) (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

07/05/2014

Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights - Women

Poverty implications are widespread for women, leaving many without even basic rights such as access to clean drinking water, sanitation, medical care and decent employment. (...) 

 

 

06/05/2014

Using CEDAW to Secure Women's Land and Property Rights: A Practical Guide

The purpose of this Guide is to provide advocacy information, advice and tools to those wishing to use the Convention and its Optional Protocol to secure the land and property rights of women.  (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

27/03/2014

Exploring Markets for Assistive Technologies for the Elderly

The proportion of the world population over age 60 is projected to increase from 11 percent today to 22 percent by 2050—see charts below (data from United Nations, 2012). Population pyramids, especially in Europe, the U.S. and Canada, reveal that the proportion of the elderly is increasing while that of young people is shrinking. As the population ages, more people will need care. (...) 

 

 

26/03/2014

This Is a Story You Have to Tell: Women and Girls in the Criminal Justice System

"The resource you have before you is the second curriculum we've developed for Women and Girls Lead, a three-year public media initiative to raise up the voices of women and girls worldwide who are acting as leaders." (...) 

 

 

19/03/2014

African Women's Decade 2010 - 2020: Three Years on: 2013 Annual Review

MEWC aims to publish an annual report throughout the 10-year duration of the African Women's Decade to provide an overview of status of women's rights in Africa. It is important to keep track of countries progress with regards to gender equality in Africa for several reasons. (...) 

 

 

18/03/2014

"Transform the world" by empowering girls

The world can be transformed if girls are empowered according to the head of the UN Population Agency, UNFPA. The agency has teamed up with the World Bank to promote regional peace, security and sustainable development in the Great Lakes region of Africa.  (...) 

 

 

08/03/2014

Exploring the Economic Empowerment of Women in Conflict Affected Areas Combining UNSCR 1325, CEDAW, BPFA and MDGs

Gender equality and women's economic empowerment are essential to achieve effective and sustainable development; to foster vibrant economies and to promote peace and security. It is important to recognize the unique contributions women can make as countries emerge from economic crisis, especially in conflict and disaster affected societies. (...) 

 

 

27/02/2014

What Fathers Have to do with it: Engaging Men as Caregiving Partners

What Fathers Have to do with it - a four-page MenCare publication on the ways in which non-violent fatherhood positively impacts women's and children's well-being and gender equality.  (...) 

 

 

25/02/2014

e-Learning programme in Development Evaluation

UNICEF and IOCE, under the EvalPartners, initiative, are pleased to announce a new introductory e-Learning programme on Development Evaluation.  (...) 

 

 

21/02/2014

Improving responses to refugees with backgrounds of multiple trauma

Recent research has demonstrated that refugee women seeking help for domestic violence in countries of resettlement, such as Australia, are likely to have experienced multiple incidents of trauma as a result of their exposure to war, loss, displacement and encampment (Pittaway 2004; Pittaway & Rees 2006; Rees & Pease 2007; Zannettino 2012). (...) 

 

 

14/02/2014

World Radio Day 2014

World Radio Day 13 February is World Radio Day — a day to celebrate radio as a medium; to improve international cooperation between broadcasters; and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, freedom of expression and gender equality over the airwaves.  (...) 

 

 

04/02/2014

Reclaiming the Progressive Past: Pakistani women's struggle against violence & extremism

The status of women in Pakistan is a key indicator of social cohesion and tolerance in the country. Peace and security, especially for women, has declined with regressive laws, conservative education, political violence, displacement, and economic hardship. (...) 

 

 

30/01/2014

Will Helen Clark be the first woman to run the UN?

As prime minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark brushed off criticism of her sex. Could she become the first woman to run the United Nations?  (...) 

 

 

25/01/2014

Un objectif autonome en faveur de la réalisation de l'égalité des sexes, des droits et l'autonomisation des femmes: impératifs et composantes clefs

La prise de conscience de l'importance de la réalisation de l'égalité des sexes, des droits et de l'autonomisation des femmes dans toutes les parties du monde est indispensable à ce cadre universel normatif ; cette responsabilité incombe à toutes et à tous et porte sur tous les domaines d'action. (...) 

 

 

18/01/2014

UN Women annual report 2012-2013

Gender inequality, despite much progress, remains among the greatest challenges of our times. Fed by deeply embedded discrimination against women and girls, it is wrong and costly, whether it interrupts economic progress, undercuts peace or restricts the quality of leadership. Ending it should be foremost among global and national goals. (...) 

 

 

11/01/2014

Yellen Wins Backing of Senators to Lead Fed

The Senate confirmed Janet L. Yellen as the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve on Monday, marking the first time that a woman will lead the country's central bank in its 100-year history. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

31/12/2013

Meilleurs voeux pour l'égalité des genres ! Best wishes for gender equality!

L'équipe et le Think Tank de Millennia2025 vous souhaitent paix, santé, créativité, prospérité et harmonie ! Millennia2025 team and Think Tank wish you peace, health, creativity, prosperity and harmony!  (...) 

 

 

30/12/2013

5 great female human rights activists in MENA

Despite setbacks in the wake of the “Arab Spring”, the region's female activists gained strength following the uprisings and have no plans to stop fighting for better and fairer societies. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

25/12/2013

UNESCO and partners launch Global Alliance on Media and Gender

The newly formed Alliance aims to intensify actions towards gender equality in media content and staffing. The network includes representatives of media organizations, media professionals, academics, policy-makers, civil society groups, development agencies. Membership will be dynamic and open to all parties that subscribe to the core principles. (...) 

 

 

19/12/2013

UN agency welcomes selection of two female negotiators for Colombia's peace talks

The United Nations entity tasked with advancing gender equality today applauded the appointment of two women to the team negotiating between Colombian authorities and the rebel group known as the FARC.  (...) 

 

 

15/12/2013

Meet the Woman Who Waged an Artistic War Against Her Street Harassers

For many women, just walking down the street can mean being subject to harassment by men—from subtle comments to overtly hostile remarks. Back in 2012, fed up with such treatment, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, an oil painter by trade, decided to speak out: She produced an illustrated self-portrait with a caption—"Stop Telling Women To Smile"—and plastered copies all around her Brooklyn neighborhood. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

02/12/2013

United Nations Creative Economy Report 2013 Special Edition

The special edition of the Report focuses on creative economy at the local level in developing countries. It is co-published by UNESCO and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the UN Office for South South Co-operation. (...) 

 

 

31/10/2013

Women in Action: Women's Movements Free Women, Free The World! - Millennia2015 at the WWAFE Seminar, House of Lords, London

‘Women in Action - Women's Movements Free Women, Free The World!': the Women Worldwide Advancing Freedom & Equality (WWAFE) Seminar on Freedom and the Women - Women's Rights, 24 October 2013 at the House of Lords in London. Marie-Anne Delahaut, head and founder of Millennia2015 was one of the speakers: documents and photos online. (...) 

 

 

23/09/2013

Participation of Millennia2015 in the events of the UNESCO

The Destrée Institute and Millennia2015 take part in the UNESCO events. (...) 

 

 

20/09/2013

Invitation au lunch-rencontre "Millennia2025: Femmes et innovation" le 26 septembre 2013 à Amazone, Bruxelles

Amazone aura le plaisir d'accueillir Marie-Anne Delahaut, directrice de recherche à l'Institut Destrée & Responsable fondatrice de Millennia2015 le 26 septembre 2013 au siège d'Amazone, Bruxelles. Elle présentera de façon approfondie la Fondation Millennia2025 "Femmes et innovation" ainsi que le réseau Millennia2015. (Uitnodiging in het Vlaams ook)  (...) 

 

 

04/09/2013

Statement submitted by The Destree Institute, a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council

UN publication: the Destree Institute and Millennia2015 statement to CSW57 validated by ECOSOC: to change mindsets, to educate and involve society, especially men and boys, in eradicating gender discrimination and violence against women. (...) 

 

 

02/09/2013

Compte rendu du Premier Colloque International: "Education à la Vie dès la Période Prénatale"

Ce premier colloque a rassemblé environ deux cents participant-e-s en provenance de Belgique, France, RDC, République du Congo, Gabon, Togo, Bénin, etc. Il s'est tenu les 7 et 8 août 2013 à Cotonou au Bénin. (...) 

 

 

03/08/2012

Millennia2015 at the Millennium Project, Toronto 2012

As every year, the Millennium Project Brussels Area Node, represented by The Destree Institute and Millennia2015, did participate in the Millennium Project Planning Committee, held in Toronto in July.  (...) 

 

 

11/05/2012

Conférence internationale "Millennia2015, Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes"

La conférence internationale "Millennia2015, Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes" organisée par l'Institut Destrée avec le patronage de l'UNESCO se tiendra les lundi 3 et mardi 4 décembre 2012 au siège de l'UNESCO à Paris.  (...) 

 

 

11/05/2012

International conference "Millennia2015, An action plan for women's empowerment"

The international conference "Millennia2015, An action plan for women's empowerment" organized by The Destree Institute with the patronage of the UNESCO, will take place on Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 December 2012 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. (...) 

 

 

18/04/2012

The Grand Health Bazaar 2012: "Health & Wealth partnerships at the next level..."

The Grand Health Bazaar 2012: "Health & Wealth partnerships at the next level..." (...) 

 

 

27/10/2011

Millennia2015 "Femmes et eSanté (WeHealth) à Telecom 2011, Genève

Mardi 25 Octobre, Millennia2015 et le groupe de travail international “Femmes et eSanté” ont été présentés au pavillon eHealth à Telecom 2011 à Genève (http://world2011.itu.int/) par le Dr Véronique Thouvenot. (...) 

 

 

05/09/2011

Millennia2015, An action plan for women's empowerment - International conference UNESCO, Paris, 21-22 November 2011

Register now: The international conference "Millennia2015, An action plan for women's empowerment" will take place on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 November at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, with Foresight research methodology qualifying trainings and special meetings organized on Sunday 20 and Wednesday 23 November. (...) 

 

 

05/09/2011

Millennia2015, Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes, UNESCO, Paris, 21-22 novembre 2011 : inscrivez-vous maintenant

Inscrivez-vous vite : la conférence internationale "Millennia2015, Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes" se tiendra les lundi 21 et mardi 22 novembre au Siège de l'UNESCO à Paris. Des formations qualifiantes en méthodologie prospective et des réunions spécifiques seront organisées les dimanche 20 et mercredi 23 novembre. (...) 

 

 

02/09/2011

Millennia2015, Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes - Conférence internationale UNESCO, Paris, 21-22 novembre 2011

La conférence internationale "Millennia2015, Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes" aura lieu les lundi 21 et mardi 22 novembre au siège de l'UNESCO à Paris. Des formations qualifiantes Millennia2015 en méthodologie de recherche prospective et des réunions spécifiques seront organisées les dimanche 20 et mercredi 23 novembre. (...) 

 

 

07/07/2011

Millennia2015 and the World Future Society - Vancouver, 10 July 2011

Millennia2015 and the World Future Society - Vancouver, 10 July 2011 (...) 

 

 

01/07/2011

Conférence Millennia2015-UNESCO: 21 et 22 novembre 2011, à vos agendas!

La conférence internationale "Millennia2015, Un plan d'action pour l'autonomisation des femmes" sera organisée par la Division pour l'égalité des genres du Cabinet de la Directrice générale de l'UNESCO et l'Institut Destrée, en présence de Madame Irina Bokova, Directrice générale de l'UNESCO, les lundi 21 et mardi 22 novembre 2011, au Siège de l'UNESCO à Paris. (...) 

 

 

01/07/2011

Millennia2015-UNESCO conference: 21-22.11.2011, save the dates!

The international conference "Millennia2015, An action plan for women's empowerment" will be organized by The division for Gender Equality of the cabinet of the UNESCO Director-General and The Destree Institute in the presence of Mrs Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 November 2011, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.  (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

10/05/2011

Millennia2015: The Destree Institute, NGO in operational relations with UNESCO

"Mrs Irina Bokova, Director General of the UNESCO, has decided to approve The Destree Institute as an 'NGO in operational relations with UNESCO', welcoming the officialisation of the 'existing and fruitful partnership between our two organizations.'" Marie-Anne Delahaut. (...) 

 

 

09/03/2011

Millennia2015 parmi les 100 Femmes d'exception en Belgique

A l'occasion 100ème anniversaire de la Journée internationale des Femmes, Madame Joëlle Milquet, Vice-Première Ministre, Ministre de l'Emploi et l'Egalité des chances du Gouvernement belge, en collaboration avec le Comité d'Avis pour l'égalité des chances entre les femmes et les hommes du Sénat, a décidé de mettre à l'honneur 100 femmes d'exception, issues des différentes Régions du pays et de tous les secteurs, parmi lesquelles Marie-Anne Delahaut pour Millennia2015 et l'Institut Destrée.  (...) 

 

 

31/12/2010

Communauté Millennia2015 Sénégal : réunion à Namur

Une réunion de la Communauté Millennia2015 Sénégal s'est tenue à Namur le mercredi 24 novembre 2010 en présence la délégation de l'Union des Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises du Sénégal. (...) 

 

 

22/12/2010

Millennia2015, "An action plan for women's empowerment" with the UNESCO

The international conference Millennia2015, "An action plan for women's empowerment" will be organized at the end of 2011 at the UNESCO in Paris, to present the results of the foresight exercise started in 2008. (...) 

 

 

10/12/2010

The UNESCO launches Millennia2015, "An action plan for women's empowerment"

The Division for Gender Equality, Office of the Director-General, UNESCO and The Destree Institute and Millennia2015 organize a press conference on Wednesday 8 December 2010 at the UNESCO in Paris on the occasion of the launch of the international conference "Millennia 2015, An action plan for women's empowerment" that will held at the end of 2011.  (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

02/04/2010

Millennia 2015, Femmes, actrices d'un monde numérique solidaire - compte rendu

Dans le cadre de la 54ème session de la Commission sur le statut des femmes, qui s'est tenu du 1er au 12 mars 2010 à New York, l'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie a organisé sur place une concertation intitulée « Le rôle des femmes dans la société de l'information ». A cette occasion, de nombreuses ONG francophones étaient réunies afin de débattre sur le sujet. (...) 

 

 

21/03/2010

Millennia 2015, Femmes, actrices d'un monde numérique solidaire

Notre motivation est de prendre en compte l'avis de toutes les femmes et plus particulièrement de celles qui vivent dans la pauvreté, dans des situations de guerre ou de conflits, de privation de liberté ou de leurs droits fondamentaux, de catastrophes naturelles et de non-accès à l'éducation. (...) 

 

 

19/03/2010

UN CSW54 "Pékin+15" : Millennia 2015 appelle à la solidarité numérique

Millennia 2015 a contribué, avec la Francophonie, à la Commission sur le Statut des Femmes "Pékin+15" aux Nations Unies à New York : associez-vous aux "Femmes actrices d'un monde numérique solidaire" et contribuez au processus de recherche prospective en vous inscrivant sur le portail Millennia 2015 (...) 

 

 

 
 

 

Direct link: www.millennia2015.org/KW_Empowerment

 

   
   
 

 

 Millennia2025 Woment and Innovation Foundation  

Millennia2025
Women and Innovation Foundation,
Public Utility Foundation

 

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Femmes et Innovation,
Fondation d'utilité publique

 

 

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The Destree Institute, NGO official partner of
UNESCO (consultative status) and 
in Special consultative status with
the United Nations ECOSOC since 2012 

 

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l'UNESCO (statut de consultation) et 
en statut consultatif spécial auprès de l'ECOSOC
des Nations Unies depuis 2012

 

 

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Millennia2015
International conference,

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Millennia2015,

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