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Direct link: www.millennia2015.org/KW_Governance 

 

The Interactive Millennia2025 Knowledge Database

 

A few keywords

 

 

Governance

Accountability - Civil society - Collaboration - Common good - Cooperation - Decision makers - Dialog - Commitment - Decision-making - Developed countries - Developing countries - Globalisation - Governments - Humanity - Institutions - Management - Partnership - Politics - Policies - Private space - Public opinion - Public space - Social schèmes - Social justice - Society - Stakeholders - Transparency - ...

 

 

   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-2015 Université Namur

 

21/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 21 - Hélène Ryckmans 

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 23 - Kristel Karler 

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

 

10/09/2015

 

  

 

 

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

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

 

 

   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  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

26/02/2015

Millennia2025 at UNESCO, CONNECTing the Dots, Options for Future Action

This UNESCO conference on Internet-related issues and the study, its findings, recommendations and the partnerships mobilized represent an important contribution to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) +10 Review process and the post-2015 international development agenda". Millennia2025 contributes to it.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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

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

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

 

 

05/02/2015

Women's Economic Independence in Times of Austerity

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

 

 

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". (...) 

 

 

08/01/2015

OSCE - Safety of journalists - GUidebook

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

 

 

07/01/2015

Freedom of the Press 2014

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

 

 

06/01/2015

UNFPA's Action for Adolescent Girls

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

 

 

05/01/2015

Civil Society Space and the United Nations Rights System

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

 

 

04/01/2015

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes / Solidarity-Women

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

 

 

18/12/2014

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

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

30/10/2014

Informal Economy Monitoring Study Sector Report: Home-Based Workers

Although they remain largely invisible, home-based workers are engaged in many branches of industry and represent a significant share of urban employment in some countries, particularly for women and especially in Asia. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

23/10/2014

Preventing suicide : a global imperative

An estimated 804 000 suicide deaths occurred worldwide in 2012, representing an annual global age-standardized suicide rate of 11.4 per 100 000 population (15.0 for males and 8.0 for females). However, since suicide is a sensitive issue, and even illegal in some countries. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

11/10/2014

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

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

07/10/2014

Social protection for older persons: Key policy trends and statistics

In many countries with high shares of informal employment, pensions are accessible only to a minority, and many older persons can rely only on family support. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

05/10/2014

The Experience and Impact of Anti-Muslim Hate on British Muslim Women

Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks (MAMA) is a secure and reliable service that allows people from across England to report any form of Anti-Muslim abuse. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

30/09/2014

Afrique et droits des minorités sexuelles

L'Ouganda et le Nigéria ont adopté début 2014 de nouvelles lois pénalisant l'homosexualité, confirmant ainsi une tendance générale en Afrique. (...) 

 

 

28/09/2014

Abuse of Older Persons - Older Women

2012 Vienna Ministerial Declaration: A Society for All Ages: Ensuring a society for all ages: promoting quality of life and active ageing. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

20/09/2014

Tackling child labour and protecting young workers in domestic work: a resource manual

Millions of children around the world – mainly girls – are in paid or unpaid domestic work in households other than their own. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

16/09/2014

Gender and Militarism: Analyzing the Links to Strategize for Peace

With this publication, we aim to contribute to the many conversations and debates that will be taking place during coming months, assessing the impact of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR). (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

12/09/2014

The Hunger And Nutrition Commitment Index - 2013

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

 

 

11/09/2014

Reparations for Conflict‐Related Sexual Violence

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

08/09/2014

Right to Privacy in the Digital Age

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

02/09/2014

Costs of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the United States

Cost of sexualized and domestic violence in the U.S. estimated per year in 2003, in billions (...) 

 

 

01/09/2014

Guidance for Effective Mediation

Mediation is one of the most effective methods of preventing, man- aging and resolving conflicts. (...) 

 

 

30/08/2014

Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts

This publication offers a comparative study and feminist analysis of zina laws for a better understanding of the challenges facing those initiatives that would ensure that culture and/or religion are not invoked to justify laws that criminalise women's sexuality and subject them to cruel, inhuman and degrading forms of punishment. (...) 

 

 

25/08/2014

Sexualities, Culture and Society in Muslim Contexts

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

 

 

23/08/2014

My Body, My Rights

Being able to make our own decisions about our health, body sexuality and reproductive life is a basic human right. (...) 

 

 

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). (...) 

 

 

17/08/2014

Investing in sexual and reproductive health of 10 to 14 year olds yields lifetime benefits

Researchers from Georgetown University's Institute for Reproductive Health note the lack worldwide of programs to help children of this age navigate passage from childhood to adulthood. (...) 

 

 

16/08/2014

Checkpoints Compound the Risks of Childbirth for Palestinian Women

Delays at the checkpoint have complicated deliveries for Palestinian women and led to an increase in home deliveries. (...) 

 

 

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). (...) 

 

 

14/08/2014

Girl Summit 2014 Charter

Girl Summit 2014 Charter on Ending FGM and Child, Early and Forced Marriage. (...) 

 

 

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”. (...) 

 

 

12/08/2014

Women on the front lines of Syria's conflict

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

09/08/2014

Maternity for export

There is still a scandalous wide number of workers excluded from the scope of many Labor Codes or Social Security norms and therefore from Maternity and Paternity protection at work. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

19/07/2014

Policy Paper on Sexual and Gender - Based Crimes

Gender-based crimes are those committed against persons, whether male or female, because of their sex and/or socially constructed gender roles. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

16/07/2014

Substantive Equality and Reproductive Rights

Violations of reproductive rights are primarily manifestations of discrimination, poverty, and violence. (...) 

 

 

15/07/2014

Innovative campaign tackles soccer and violence against women together

Stickers to educate soccer fans about the responsibility men should take to end violence against women and to combat gender stereotypes. (...) 

 

 

14/07/2014

Iran pressures lesbians, gays to have sex change operations

Rights campaigners say Iranian doctors routinely pressure lesbians and gays to undergo sex change operations including sterilisation. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

11/07/2014

Tricked and Trapped - Human Trafficking in the Middle East

This study sheds light on the situation of trafficked adult workers in the Middle East, both women and men. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

09/07/2014

Claiming Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Economic, social and cultural rights have a particular signif- icance for women because they go to the heart of issues related to poverty and inequality. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

07/07/2014

Forced From Home: The Lost Boys and Girls of Central America

An unprecedented number of children are fleeing violence in Central America and seeking safety in the United States. Most are alone, making the treacherous journey from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras with no parent or guardian. (...) 

 

 

06/07/2014

Safe Haven - Sheltering Displaced Persons from Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Individuals fleeing an emergency situation  may suffer rape, sexual exploitation, or human trafficking while attempting to secure transport, cross  borders, or find lodging.   (...) 

 

 

04/07/2014

The price of austerity - The impact on women's rights and gender equality in Europe

This European Women's Lobby (EWL) reporte reveals that austerity policies in Europe undermine women's rights, perpetuate existing gender inequalities and create new ones, and hamper the prospects of sustainable and equal economic progress in Europe. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

30/06/2014

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

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

 

 

29/06/2014

Education Reform in Pakistan

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

 

 

28/06/2014

Migrants Report to UN 2014 - Women Migrants‏

The thematic part of the report focuses on labour exploitation of migrants. It covers some of the most common manifestations of labour exploitation, groups of migrants who are specifically at risk of such exploitation, and access to an effective remedy. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

27/06/2014

Gender Summit 4 Europe 2014

Gender Summit 4 Europe 2014: From Ideas to Markets: Excellence in mainstreaming gender into research, innovation, and Policy, 30 June - 1 July 2014, Brussels, European Commission (Charlemagne Building)  (...) 

 

 

26/06/2014

Femicide - A Global Issue that Demands Action

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, ACUNS Vienna organized its second annual symposium, focusing on Forced Marriage, Violence against Women and the Istanbul Convention (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

23/06/2014

Sex, Abuse, and Childhood

Sex, Abuse and Childhood presents an overview of the findings of four separate studies conducted in vulnerable communities in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam on knowledge, attitudes and practices related to child sexual abuse, including in travel and tourism. (...) 

 

 

21/06/2014

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

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

17/06/2014

Integrating Gender into Internal Police Oversight

This guidance note on Integrating Gender into Internal Police Oversight is a practical resource for police services, and those who manage and support them. (...) 

 

 

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.” (...) 

 

 

12/06/2014

Protection of Schools and Hospitals from Attack

This Guidance Note and its annexes provide practical guidance for UN and NGO part- ners in the field on the implementation of SCR 1998 (2011), which further strengthens the Security Council Children and Armed Conflict agenda in highlighting the issue of attacks on schools and hospitals. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

25/05/2014

Women in the Crisis: The European Report

The crisis impact has been different for women and men, both in terms of employment than in terms of austerity measures and consequent cuts to social services. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

23/05/2014

Trans-Pacific Women vs. Trans-Pacific Partnership

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

 

 

22/05/2014

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

This publication contains the "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework", which were developed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises. (...) 

 

 

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) (...) 

 

 

18/05/2014

A price too high to bear: The Costs of Maternal Mortality to Families and Communitie

When a woman dies in pregnancy or childbirth, her community loses not just a mother but a person, and all of her gifts, skills, and potential contributions. (...) 

 

 

17/05/2014

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

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

 

 

16/05/2014

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

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

 

 

14/05/2014

Freedom of Thought 2013

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

 

 

13/05/2014

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

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

08/05/2014

The impact of traditional values on human rights

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

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

27/04/2014

Extremism as mainstream: Implications for Women

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

 

 

15/04/2014

2013 Ibrahim Index of African Governance

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

 

 

06/04/2014

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

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

 

 

03/04/2014

Youth Agenda for India

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

 

 

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?  (...) 

 

 

16/03/2014

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

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

 

 

15/03/2014

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

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

01/03/2014

Removing Restrictions to Enhance Gender Equality

In the past 50 years women's legal status has improved all over the world. But many laws still make it difficult for women to fully participate in economic life whether by getting jobs or starting businesses. Discriminatory rules bar women from certain jobs, restrict access to capital for women-owned firms and limit women's capacity to make legal decisions. (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

23/02/2014

Inequality is not inevitable

A new ILO book shows that the growing gap between rich and poor is only partially associated with technological change. The divide is mostly the result of economic and institutional policies that preceded the global economic and social crisis and were exacerbated by it. (...) 

 

 

22/02/2014

Afghanistan: Women Human Rights Defenders, 2014 & Beyond

Women's rights in Afghanistan were at the forefront of the international agenda after the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Thirteen years later, nine Afghan women human rights defenders working at the front line reflect on the progress that has been made over the last years, as well as on the risks they have faced because of their work. (...) 

 

 

18/02/2014

Ending Female Genital Mutilation - Where Do We Stand in Europe?

The END FGM European Campaign released its latest publication which provides an update on the situation in Europe in relation to the practice of female genital mutilation. It consolidates the knowledge and commitments gathered by the Campaign through its Art for Action tour which ended in February 2013.  (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

16/01/2014

Modes of Liability: A review of the International Criminal Court's current jurisprudence and practice

The Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice Expert Paper, Modes of Liability: A review of the International Criminal Court's current jurisprudence and practice, was launched in The Hague at the 12th Session of the Assembly of States Parties on 28 November 2013. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

06/01/2014

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

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

 

 

23/12/2013

Women and men in leadership positions in the European Union, 2013

The Report on women and men in leadership positions in the European Union 2013 looks at the current situation and recent progress for gender balance across a range of decision-making positions in the public and private sectors, including business, financial institutions, politics, civil service and the judiciary (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

12/12/2013

Message of UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on International Human Rights Day

UN Women Executive Director urges the world to prioritize the protection of women's human rights.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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). (...) 

 

 

04/06/2013

Strategic axes of Millennia2015: translation in your language

Strategic axes of Millennia2015: translate them in your language! Your translation will help people from your country/region to participate in the Millennia2015 foresight research process.  (...) 

 

 

18/05/2012

The Report on the World Summit on the Information Society Stocktaking 2012 includes Millennia2015

The 2012 report will reflect more than 1 000 recent WSIS-related activities, undertaken between May 2010 and the present day, each emphasizing the efforts deployed by stakeholders involved in the WSIS process. (...) 

 

 

07/03/2012

Carte blanche - 8 mars 2012 : Appel à un "Printemps des femmes"

La province de Namur compte la proportion la plus basse de conseillères provinciales et seulement une femme bourgmestre... Un constat, parmi d'autres, qui interpelle L'association 100 ans au Féminin Pluriel (...) 

 

 

28/01/2012

Colloque Femmes Professionnelles Africaines en Diaspora: Enjeux et perspectives pour une valeur ajoutée Nord-Sud

L'association AWODIAG, Femmes Africaines Professionnelles en Diaspora organise un colloque sur la thématique "Femmes Professionnelles Africaines en Diaspora: Enjeux et perspectives pour une valeur ajoutée Nord-Sud" le Samedi 20 janvier 2012 à l'Assemblée Nationale à Paris de 8h30 à 17h30. A cet occasion, Marie-Anne Delahaut nterviendra sur l'importance pour les femmes de coopérer.  (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

22/02/2011

The Crans Montana Forum and Millennia2015

The Crans Montana Forum has invited Millennia2015 to contribute to the session "The South-South Cooperation and the Role of Women in Public Affairs" during the 5th annual Meeting of First Ladies, in collaboration with UNESCO and ISESCO.  (...) 

 

 

30/03/2010

Séance plénière de la CSW 54 Pékin + 15 - session ECOSOC

Face aux différentes crises qui ont affecté les pays ces dernières années, la réaction des gouvernements et acteurs concernés doit inclure la redéfinition des rôles des hommes et des femmes. Durant le session ECOSOC, les intervenants ont insisté sur la nécessité d'impliquer les femmes qui sont des actrices indispensables pour les enjeux mondiaux.  (...) 

 

 

01/02/2008

Aung San Suu Kyi, democracy ideas inside a military dictatorship

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

 

 

 

 

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