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Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees: Long live Palestine and freedom for our people

The Zionists Occupation army, led by the Government of settlers continues to commit war crimes against our people. They commit crime after crime, massacre after massacre, targeting women and children, the elderly and families, attacking our land, trees, and buildings so they are violating our peoples right to live safely. They use the most powerful means of killing, aircraft, tanks and advanced missiles.

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World March of Women condemns Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip, Palestine

The World March of Women condemns the extreme violence used by Israel in the Gaza Strip and demands the immediate cessation of all hostility in this and other Palestinian territories.

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Asia Pacific calls for the inclusion of SRHR in the Post 2015 Agenda

"Women and young peoples’ SRHR requires a more nuanced and empathetic approach, and in order to make the sustainable development agenda to work, we need to make women and young people count" says a Public Statement By the Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW).

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USA: Obama’s Evangelical Gravy Train

Despite the president’s promise to cut funding to discredited HIV and pregnancy prevention programs, taxpayer dollars are still bankrolling anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups.

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Little help for CAR rape survivors

The presence of armed groups and continued fighting causing displacement across the Central African Republic (CAR) has led to an escalation of insecurity leaving women and girls vulnerable to forced marriage and extreme violence, including rape.

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Oxfam Briefing Paper "The G20 and gender equality: How the G20 can advance women's rights in employment, social protection and fiscal policies"

Across G20 countries and beyond, women are paid less than men, do most of the unpaid labour, are over-represented in part-time work, and are discriminated against in the household, in markets and in institutions.

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What to do when you are hacked? Launch of Digital First Aid Kit for support

Several organisations working on mitigating digital threats - including Hivos and the Digital Defenders Partnership - present The Digital First Aid Kit: A self-assessment guide which can be used in the event of digital emergencies, and offers easy steps to diagnose a problem and fix it.

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New reports document impact of austerity-driven health reforms on undocumented migrants

In a context of ill-conceived austerity measures, Medicos del Mundo has released two reports (in Spanish) documenting the harmful consequences of health reforms on undocumented migrants in Spain. These documents show that continuing retrogressions in access to healthcare are exacting a devastating toll on a community that is arguably the country’s most vulnerable.

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Launch of Imagining Equality: An online media project exploring the art, voices, and stories of women from around the globe

We asked, and you answered: What does equality look like in your community? What rights are you fighting for? What kind of world do you dream of?

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Statement by ARROW on the Resolution by the Human Rights Council, 26th session on its narrow formulation on the ‘Protection of the family’

Statement by the Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW), a non-governmental organisation in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council on the Resolution by the Human Rights Council, 26th session on its narrow formulation on the ‘Protection of the family’.

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