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UN Women's Constitutional database

With this searchable online database, UN Women seeks to provide a global mapping tool that places a gender lens to constitutional texts.

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Security in-a-box: Tools and tactics for your digital security

Security in-a-box is a collaborative effort of the Tactical Technology Collective and Front Line Defenders. It was created to meet the digital security and privacy needs of advocates and human rights defenders. Security in-a-box includes a How-to Booklet, which addresses a number of important digital security issues. It also provides a collection of Hands-on Guides, each of which includes a particular freeware or open source software tool, as well as instructions on how you can use that tool to secure your computer, protect your information or maintain the privacy of your Internet communication.

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Claiming Rights: Domestic Workers’ Movements and Global Advances for Labor Reform

This 33-page report, released by the International Domestic Workers' Network (IDWN), the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), and Human Rights Watch, charts ratification of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Domestic Workers Convention, national labor law reforms, and the growing influence of emerging domestic workers’ rights movements.

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A look back on #16Days from WITNESS

Are you feeling energized after this year's #16Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign? We certainly are! This year WITNESS was excited to profile the incredible work of activists fighting to end gender-based violence, and to release several valuable video advocacy training resources.

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ICRW and the ICC's Trust Fund for Victims Launch New Report on the External Evaluation of Uganda and DRC Programmes

On Friday 22 November, at the meeting of the Assembly of States Parties in The Hague, the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) presented Towards a Perspective of Upcoming Interventions, which reports on the findings and recommendations of the first external evaluation of the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV)'s programmes in northern Uganda and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The ICRW was engaged by the TFV to carry out the independent evaluation, which involved a thorough field based assessment as well as interviews with key stakeholders in The Hague.

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Taking UNSCR 1325 to the Next Level: Gender, Peace & Security - Mainstreaming, Masculinities and Movements - Report, recommendations and short video

On the occasion of the 13th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, the Women Peacemakers Program (WPP), the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and Conciliation Resources, organized a public event on gender, peace and security. 

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PWESCR Publication "Women's Social Security and Protection in India - A Report"

The Programme on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR) is pleased to share its latest publication - Women's Social Security and Protection in India - A Report, by Anupma Mehta

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How child-friendly is Africa? Key findings of African Report on Child Wellbeing

In our latest report released on 18 November 2013– The African Report on Child Wellbeing 2013: Towards Greater Accountability to Africa’s Children – we ranked Africa’s most and least child-friendly governments based on a range of factors, indicators and data, including child marriage.

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Swiss Position on Gender Equality in the Post-2015 Agenda

The Swiss government has published a statement on the need for a stand-alone goal on gender equality (with 3 sub-goals: Equal economic opportunities, Freedom from violence against women and girls and equal participation and leadership) in the post-2015 framework, as well as supporting the integration of gender into other goals.  

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Including Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Youth Sexual and Reproductive Rights & Human Rights

As the Post-2015 Development Agenda process heads into its sixth meeting of the Open Working Group (OWG6) on SDGs, the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (YCSRR) has focused its second brief, in a series on Including Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, on the inter-linkages of sexual and reproductive rights as human rights.

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