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Obscurantism

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   The Millennia2015 Foresight Process - The Millennia2025 Women & Innovation Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

17/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 06 - Albine Quisenaire 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

Phase Etape

CONF-INT-2015 Université Namur

 

18/06/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 08 - Karima Safia 

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

 

23/08/2015

 

  

 

 

Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Vidéo 22 - Gwenaëlle Grovonius 

Fondation Millennia2025

     

 

 

 

 

 

   News of the networks

 

18/11/2015

Sign the Memorandum-Resolution of Millennia2025 Solidarity-Women

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

18/02/2015

The African Report on Violence against Children

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

19/01/2015

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

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

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

05/10/2014

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. (...) 

 

 

17/09/2014

The Salafi Feminist - Muslim Woman's Story - Traditional and Modern Identities

Muslim women being seen as agents of their own fates, able and active in fighting for their own causes – not as helpless victims. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

04/05/2014

Human Rights Watch: In Somalia: Rape is Normal

In Somalia, women and young girls face what the UN's independent expert on human rights in Somalia refers to as “double victimization”— first the rape or sexual assault itself, then failure of the authorities to provide effective justice or medical and social support. (...) 

 

 

25/04/2014

Progress and obstacles in the fight against sexual violence in the DRC

UN report about some progress in the fight against impunity and aslo about rape still widespread and largely unpunished (...) 

 

 

10/03/2014

End Forced Child Marriage - Best Practice Guidelines

It is not the right of any parent to cause their child to be married against their will, whether in accordance with Australian law or otherwise. This child has a voice, which the international convention requires to be heard...(Harman FM, Federal Magistrates Court of Australia, 19 September 2011) (...) 

 

 

06/03/2014

Selected International Human Rights Materials addressing 'Crimes of Honour'

This 2013 collection of international human rights materials is an update of the collection of the same name of 2003, which was produced by the Project on "Strategies of Response to „Crimes of Honour‟ Against Women" jointly co-ordinated by CIMEL (Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law) and INTERIGHTS (International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights). (...) 

 

 

19/02/2014

On International Day, UN officials urge zero tolerance for female genital mutilation

United Nations officials today called for a complete end to genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) to ensure the dignity, health and well-being of every girl, noting that despite a century of efforts, millions of girls worldwide are still threatened by the horrible practice.  (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

17/02/2014

Female genital mutilation - Fact sheet N°241 - Updated February 2014

Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons.  (...) 

 

 

09/02/2014

Women in Niqab Speak: A Study of the Niqab in Canada

This study can be seen as a response to this growing national conversation and a reflection of CCMW's values and continued commitment to the plurality of Muslim communities. It represents an attempt to cast light on the existing agency of and provide space for Canadian Muslim women who wear the niqab to speak for themselves. [Aussi en français] (...) 

 

 

05/02/2014

Challenge rises to Pakistan's breast cancer taboos

In Pakistan, a country where breast cancer kills more women than terrorist attacks, an awareness group couldn't even say the word “breast” while talking at a university about mammograms and how to check for lumps.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

27/01/2014

Child Marriage in South Asia - International & Constitutional Legal Standards & Jurisprudence for Promoting Accountability & Change

Child marriage is a human rights crisis occurring on an alarming scale in South Asia. South Asia accounts for almost half of all child marriages that occur globally —the most of any region in the world. (...) 

 

 

15/01/2014

Too Young to Wed: Destaye

Married at 11, Destaye had hoped to stay in school. But the birth of her child a few years later interrupted her plans. This short film examines the journey of an Ethiopian child bride.  (...) 

 

 

08/01/2014

Virgin wives of the fetish Gods - Ghana's trokosi tradition

Photographer Fjona Hill and I travelled across Ghana's Volta - a beautiful region rich in history and culture, dominated by the Volta river and lake - to try to understand why the practice of trokosi still endures today. Ghana is widely seen as a model for political and economic reform in Africa and lauded for its rapid development.  (...) 

 

 

26/12/2013

Child Marriage in South Asia: Realities, Responses and the Way Forward

Child marriage is a serious human rights crisis and one of the most pressing development concerns in the world today. Defined as marriage under the age of 18, child marriage disproportionately and negatively affects girls who are more likely to be married as children than boys. (...) 

 

 

 

 

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 Millennia2025 Woment and Innovation Foundation  

Millennia2025
Women and Innovation Foundation,
Public Utility Foundation

 

Fondation Millennia2025
Femmes et Innovation,
Fondation d'utilité publique

 

 

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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 
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des Nations Unies depuis 2012

 

 

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Millennia2015
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