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18/11/2015

Signez le Mémorandum-Résolution de Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes

Les partenaires de l'action concrete Millennia2025 Solidari-Femmes vous proposent de signer le Mémorandum et Résolution pour l'autonomisation des femmes et l'égalité des genres (...) 

 

 

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). (...) 

 

 

11/03/2015

Justin Hagena Kakumba: calling men to take part in alleviating gender inequality

Gender equality is not a loss for men, but rather an enormously positive step towards enabling us all to live better lives. We must work together on ending gender-based violence, and when striving to close the gender gap. I pledge, at all cost, to call men to take part in alleviating gender inequality.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

10/02/2015

Global Wage Report 2014/15 - Wages and income inequality

The Global Wage Report 2014/15 presents both the latest trends in average wages and an analysis of the role of wages in income inequality. (...) 

 

 

06/02/2015

FGM: Too Much Pain

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

 

 

05/02/2015

Women's Economic Independence in Times of Austerity

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

 

 

29/01/2015

Adding it up - The costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014

An estimated 225 million women who want to avoid a pregnancy are not using an effective contraceptive method. (...) 

 

 

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". (...) 

 

 

19/01/2015

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

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

 

 

14/01/2015

Voluntary Guidelines: the right to adequate food

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

15/10/2014

Le genre ?! Kezako ?

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

10/10/2014

HIV/AIDS and Stigma: The Media Challenge

Despite the progress being made in the global response to HIV and AIDS, stigma remains a major obstacle to prevention and treatment. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

29/09/2014

Gender bias without borders

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

26/09/2014

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

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

 

 

25/09/2014

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson

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

 

 

24/09/2014

How Empowering Girls Can Help End Child Marriage

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

 

 

23/09/2014

Lean times: Syrian refugee nutrition study in Turkey

A story about syrian refugees in the Adana suburb of Yüregir. (...) 

 

 

22/09/2014

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

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

 

 

21/09/2014

This is Norway 2014 What the figures say

In This is Norway, Statistics Norway presents statistics on a range of areas in Norwegian society in a user-friendly manner. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

06/09/2014

Palestine: Midwives for Peace

Midwives for Peace is a grassroots group of Palestinian and Israeli midwives. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

28/08/2014

Different Forms of Femicide

The murder of women as a result of intimate partner violence, the torture and misogynist slaying of women, the killing of women and girls in the name of “ honour”, ... (...) 

 

 

24/08/2014

Violence and Harassment Against Women in the News Media: A Global Picture

This report is based on the findings of a global survey on harassment and violence against female media workers, which was launched in August 2013 and completed by almost 1,000 women from around the world. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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). (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

07/08/2014

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

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

 

 

06/08/2014

Girls forced to marry

During the last 9 months of 2013 more than 30,000 girls below the age of 15 were forced to marry (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

13/07/2014

Forced Girl Marriages:The Death of One's Reality

Girl marriage in Iran is a not a thing of the past. It is not an occasional event in remote villages and towns. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

22/06/2014

Communications Procedure - Alleged Violations of Women's Rights

Types of communications are sought: accurate and detailed information relating to the promotion of women's rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields in any country.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

15/05/2014

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. (...) 

 

 

14/05/2014

Freedom of Thought 2013

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

 

 

12/05/2014

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

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

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

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 (...) 

 

 

23/04/2014

Unpacking Gender - The Humanitarian Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan

What solutions for global change to improve the lives of women, children and youth displaced by conflict and crisis? (...) 

 

 

22/04/2014

Victims of sexual exploitation

Inuit victims of sexual exploitation, either at the hands of their common law partner, boyfriend, parent or pimp. (...) 

 

 

20/04/2014

Estimating the Size and Structure of the Underground Commercial Sex Economy in Eight Major US Cities

In 2010, the National Institute of Justice funded the Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center to measure the size and structure of the underground commercial sex economy in eight major US cities. [...] This study aimed to close the gap in our understanding about the nature and extent of these activities.  (...) 

 

 

16/04/2014

Indigenous peoples' rights to lands, territories, and resources

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

09/04/2014

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

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

 

 

08/04/2014

UN says the ballot is the best weapon Afghan women have

When you click on the official website of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan, the clock is literally ticking down to Saturday, 5 April – the day millions of Afghans will vote in landmark elections whose credibility rests on the full participation of women. (...) 

 

 

07/04/2014

Our Right To Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders' Holistic Approach To Protection

AWID, in collaboration with the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition, has developed this publication in an effort to assess the various mechanisms that have been developed to provide protection to WHRDs at risk, including initiatives developed by national governments, and regional and international human rights bodies. (...) 

 

 

31/03/2014

Gender stereotyping as a human rights violation

Wrongful gender stereotyping is a pervasive human rights violation. As this report shows, it is a frequent cause of discrimination against women and a contributing factor in violations of rights ranging from the right to an adequate standard of living through to the freedom from gender-based violence. (...) 

 

 

28/03/2014

Gender balance on corporate boards - Europe is cracking the glass ceiling

The European Commission published this month a fact sheet entitled “ Europe is cracking the glass ceiling” on the development of the representation of women on the boards of listed companies in the European Union. (...) 

 

 

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." (...) 

 

 

22/03/2014

Sexual Exploitation & Prostitution & Impact on Gender Equality

The objective of this briefing paper is to provide background information drawn from the international literature on sexual exploitation and prostitution and its impact on gender equality in relation to the report of the Women's Rights and Gender Equality Committee. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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?  (...) 

 

 

17/03/2014

"Teach boys it's not cool to violate women": UNFPA chief

Violence against women and girls in the Great Lakes region can be reduced by empowering young people, according to the UN Population Fund Executive Director. (...) 

 

 

13/03/2014

Gender-based violence in emergencies

The special feature of this edition of Humanitarian Exchange focuses on gender-based violence (GBV) in humanitarian crises. International concern over GBV in emergencies has grown significantly in recent years, and good practice standards, guidelines, training resources and other tools have been developed. (...) 

 

 

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) (...) 

 

 

07/03/2014

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

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

 

 

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). (...) 

 

 

28/02/2014

Mauritania must ban deadly force feeding of child brides - activists

Mauritania must ban the practice of force feeding young girls to fatten them up for marriage, says a report which highlights the case of a child bride who died last year after being put on a dangerously high-calorie diet.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

15/02/2014

Violence Against Indigenous Women And Girls: A Complex Phenomenon

This briefing note, published by the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Forest Peoples Programme, is intended to develop discussion and thought about the complexity of the challenges of violence against indigenous women and girls. (...) 

 

 

08/02/2014

Protecting the girl child

What if instead of being treated as someone's property to be betrothed, raped, abused, sold, with no power over her destiny, a girl is healthy, safe, educated, and empowered? What if instead she has the ability to freely make informed decisions regarding whom, when and if she marries, and when and if she wants to have children? (...) 

 

 

31/01/2014

Slow progress in ending female genital mutilation

More decisive action is needed at political and grassroots level to stop the practice of mutilating the genitals of women and girls. Priya Shetty reports. (...) 

 

 

28/01/2014

Afghanistan in 2013: A Survey of the Afghan People

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

 

 

24/01/2014

Droits des femmes : « Cette loi est un pack réunissant toutes celles qui la précèdent »

« J'espère que nous marquerons par notre passage l'histoire des droits des femmes. Le seul moyen d'y parvenir est de transformer l'égalité en droit, écrite dans les textes, en une égalité en fait », confiait la ministre des droits des femmes Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, lors d'un entretien en juillet... (...) 

 

 

23/01/2014

Proposed Abortion Restrictions in Spain Face Backlash

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's proposal to enact some of the toughest abortion restrictions in Europe has exposed his already unpopular government to a building political backlash and criticism from the European Parliament, while reinvigorating his Socialist opponents and opening divisions in his own conservative Popular Party. (...) 

 

 

21/01/2014

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

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

 

 

19/01/2014

An Advocate's Guide: Strategic Indicators for Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

The Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW) is pleased to share with you her latest publication, "An Advocate's Guide: Strategic Indicators for Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights". (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

17/01/2014

20 years after: the Women's Human Rights paradigm in the current neoliberal context

The past 20 years show some progress with the women's rights and the human rights paradigm in Europe. However the development is caught up in the global neo-liberal transformation that at the same time is greatly undermining equality, protection of rights and the environment.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

10/01/2014

EC for rape survivors - A human rights and publi health imperative

According to new estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO), one-third of women worldwide will experience violence in their lifetimes; an estimated 7.2% of women will be sexually assaulted by a stranger and many more (23-36%, depending on region) will experience unwanted sex from an intimate partner. (...) 

 

 

07/01/2014

UN Special Rapporteurs

Independent experts or special rapporteurs are appointed by the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council to examine and report back, in an unpaid capacity, on specific human rights themes. (...) 

 

 

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  (...) 

 

 

04/01/2014

Moroccan women fight violence against women

Violence against women is a hot topic in Morocco, where women's rights activists in have criticised the Islamist-led government for excluding them from drafting a proposed legislation to combat violence against women. They also accuse the government for seeking to dilute the bill through changes.  (...) 

 

 

31/12/2013

Promotion et protection des droits de l'enfant - Les filles

L'Assemblée générale [...] Souligne qu'il est urgent que soient pleinement réalisés les droits des filles tels qu'ils sont inscrits dans les instruments relatifs aux droits de l'homme. (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

22/12/2013

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

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

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

11/12/2013

We must protect women human rights defenders

The UN recognises and protects the vital role played by human rights defenders. But there is a growing consensus that women who choose to challenge human rights abuses face particular risks and need particular protection. They can be harassed and verbally abused. (...) 

 

 

10/12/2013

A Month in Prison in Kyrgyzstan

French photographer Eric Gourlan has documented life in Kyrgyzstan's penal system by voluntarily spending a month inside. Based in the capital Bishkek, Gourlan obtained permission from the Kyrgyz penal service to live in two men's prisons, a jail for women, and a juvenile detention centre – a week in each.  (...) 

 

 

09/12/2013

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

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

 

 

07/12/2013

UN chief pays tribute to life and legacy of South Africa's Nelson Mandela

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his profound sadness at the passing of Nelson Mandela, extolling the life of the late human rights lawyer, prisoner of conscience, international peacemaker and first democratically-elected President of post-apartheid South Africa as an inspiration for all.  (...) 

 

 

06/12/2013

Actes du colloque : Enfants sans état-civil, femmes sans droits

Selon l'UNICEF, 60 millions d'enfants ne sont pas déclarés à la naissance dans le monde, chaque année. L'absence d'état civil constitue un mécanisme absolu d'exclusion sociale.  (...) 

 

 

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. (...) 

 

 

24/05/2013

University G. d'Annunzio: Millennia2015 at conference on Femicide in Italy, Chieti-Pescara

Millennia2015 at the University G.d'Annunzio, Chieti - Pescara: International Conference on Femicide in Italy: the Difficult Balance in Intimate Relationships in Changing Gender Roles.  (...) 

 

 

08/09/2012

Midis de Millennia2015 - Droit des femmes à l'égalité salariale aux USA : une amorce

Millennia2015 organise son premier "Midis de Millennia2015" le jeudi 13 septembre 2012 de 12h à 14h à l'Institut Destrée, Namur. Le sujet abordé par Marcia Cohen sera: "Droit des femmes à l'égalité salariale aux USA : une amorce" en présence d'autres personnalités. (...) 

 

 

20/04/2011

Rapport d'information sur la prostitution en France

"Le système prostitutionnel est fait pour verrouiller le silence : il est très difficile de faire sortir cette parole, et que cette parole soit entendue par la société qui ne souhaite absolument pas l'entendre." Claudine Legardinier (...) 

 

 

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.  (...) 

 

 

25/03/2010

UN CSW 54 Pékin + 15 Millennia 2015 - Tableau récapitulatif des documents de synthèses

Voici un tableau récapitulatif qui regroupe l'ensemble des documents relatifs à la CSW 54. (...) 

 

 

12/02/2008

Amina Lawal, símbolo de la lucha contra la lapidación

Word “lapidation” can be without any doubt completly associated with her Amina Lawal got thanks to the international pressure to be acquitted and not to die stoned. Its fault was to have a baby outside the marriage. (...) 

 

 

12/02/2008

Rigoberta Menchú, “Limin” for friends

At her house and at her village she is well-known as “Limin”, but for the rest of the world she is Rigoberta Menchú, part of the Quiche branch of the Mayan culture in Guatemala. (...) 

 

 

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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