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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  (...) 




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  (...) 




Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes - Paule Scutenaire

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




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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 (...) 




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 (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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". (...) 




UNFPA's Action for Adolescent Girls

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




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? (...) 




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.  (...) 




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) (...) 




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. (...) 




Le genre ?! Kezako ?

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




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson

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




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




"We are not victims. We are warriors."

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




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




Living in a Sexualised Society - The Effects on Young Girls

"I feel that the sexualisation of society plays a major role in influencing young girls to convey a certain sexual maturity and displaying an image far beyond their years." (...) 




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

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




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. (...) 




Girl Summit 2014 Charter

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




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. (...) 




Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

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




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




State of Civil Society Report 2014

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




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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.” (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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 (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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.) (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




Strengthening Older People's Rights: Towards a UN Convention

A resource for promoting dialogue on creating a new UN Convention on the Rights of Older Persons. (...) 




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. (...) 




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. (...) 




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" ... (...) 




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. (...) 




Benazir Bhutto

Breaking down stereotypes about the role of women and ultimately to give hope for change to millions who had no hope before. (...) 




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.  (...) 




Eleanor Roosevelt

Quotes about including young people into the active life and building peace... (...) 




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. (...) 




Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014

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




Patriarchy is an Institution to be Outlawed

"In early December 2013 I received a call from Swaraj, a Karnataka wide network of women's groups, fighting against violence and all forms of discrimination against women, to invite me for a function to felicitate six rural women who have challenged the oppression of widows in their families and villages. They asked me to speak on Patriarchy as a Superstition." (...) 




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.  (...) 




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. (...) 




Violences liées aux coutumes en RDC - Rapport de la communauté Millennia 2015 Goma-RDC

Ce rapport a été réalisé par la Communauté Millennia 2015 de Goma-RDC. Il présente la situation des femmes en RDC et en particulier dans les régions de l'est du pays. Le rapport établit des liens entre les violences faites aux femmes et les coutumes. De plus, ils proposent des solutions afin d'initier le changement de mentalités des hommes et des femmes en RDC. (...) 




Frida Kahlo, icon from the Mexican culture

Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon's biography is full of pain. After a really dramatic accident she would undergo as many as 35 operations, mainly on her back and her right leg and foot, including the amputation of one of her legs. Her back had a terrible smell “like a death dog” and she was hung from her head in order to fortalice her column. (...) 





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