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-V01-R - Access
-V02-R - Capacities
-V03-R - Conflicts
-V04-R - New skills
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-V18-R - Key positioning
-V19-R - Human rights
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The 37 variables of Millennia2015 - Resources

 

V19-R - Women and human rights

 

 

V19 - => Women and human rights

=> Questions V19

 

 

 
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.......

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
21/03/2014  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.

 
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?

 
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.

 
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?

 
06/02/2014  Who Cares: Unpaid care work, poverty and women's / girl's human rights
 Unpaid care work underpins the well-being of all societies, rich and poor, but is unrecognised and undervalued by policymakers and legislators.

 
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.

 
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".

 
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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
19/07/2013  Malala Yousafzai: 'Our books and our pens are the most powerful weapons'
 Today I am focusing on women's rights and girls' education because they are suffering the most. There was a time when women activists asked men to stand up for their rights. But this time we will do it by ourselves. I am not telling men to step away from speaking for women's rights, but I am focusing on women to be independent and fight for themselves.

 
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.

 

 

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