We are writing to ask you for urgent help on the case of Beatriz, the 22-year-old woman in El Salvador whose life is at risk if she carries on with her pregnancy. As of today, there has still been no decision by the Salvadoran Supreme Court, and no action by the Salvadoran authorities to allow her to have the interruption of pregnancy she needs.
Appeals and Urgent Actions
Goal: Support “Reporters without Borders” organization for helping to ensure the freedom of speech and freedom of press for women all over the world.
The daughter of Ingrid Vergara, a prominent Colombian human rights defender, has received a text message telling her that her mother had been killed.
Calls for Participation
The March 2014 issue of the international journal Gender & Development, (published for Oxfam GB by Routledge/Taylor and Francis) will look at Education and Learning from a gender justice and women’s rights perspective.
We encourage staff, research students and post-doctoral researchers from all discipline across all faculties, whose research interests are related to issues of gender and/or sexualities, to present their research.
Last Month to apply for ECOSOC consultative status in order to be considered by the 2014 NGO Committee (Deadline: 1 June 2013)
UN Women. Cairo, Egypt.
Closing date: June 5, 2013.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America. New York, NY, USA.
EngenderHealth. New York, NY, USA.