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The Bonds of Love at 25: A Collection of Essays

It is almost 25 years since Jessica Benjamin's seminal book, The Bonds of Love, came out. On the occasion of this anniversary, Studies in Gender and Sexuality has dedicated two special issues to exploring how this important book impacted, and continues to inspire contemporary psychoanalysis. 

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Women's rights and the right to food

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, recently submitted a report on “Women’s rights and the right to food” to the Human Rights Council.

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A Women’s Guide to Security Sector Reform

A Women’s Guide to Security Sector Reform seeks to encourage and empower women to take part in shaping and transforming the security sector in their communities and countries. Even if they have not formally studied security, women often have essential knowledge of community security needs, and have an important contribution to make to security sector reform (SSR).

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IDeA Debate Articles 2

Re-envisioning Development, Exploring Alternative Constructions Across the Globe Debates from the 2012 AWID Forum.

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AWID E-learning Session -- Changing their World: Concepts and Practices of Women's Movements

AWID E-learning Session -- Changing their World: Concepts and Practices of Women's Movements. January 23rd, 2013

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Colombia: Obstacles to Care for Abused, Displaced Women

Ensure Perpetrators Prosecuted, Health Services for Victims of Rape, Domestic Violence

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Nexus Brief: How to Apply a Human Rights Framework to Macroeconomic Strategies

At the UN World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna in 1993, governments recognized that human rights are the primary responsibility of governments. Given this, human rights principles could be used to assess the ways in which economic policies are moving towards the full realization of economic and social rights. However, how does one measure a government's performance on economic and social rights? This brief provides an introduction to conducting an economic and social rights audit on economic policy.

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New Resource: Amman Declaration and Programme of Action for promoting gender equality

The Eleventh International Conference of the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights took place in Amman, Jordan from 5-7 November 2012 and was hosted by the Jordan National Centre for Human Rights (JNCHR), in cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC). The focus of the Conference was “The human rights of women and girls: Promoting gender equality: The role of national human rights institutions.”

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"Carrying the Ideal"

“Carrying the Ideal: Women Human Rights Defenders” documents the courageous and often dangerous work of women defenders in Nepal

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