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.
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.
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.
Today, Front Line Defenders is celebrating International Human Rights Day and the courage of human rights defenders around the world with the publication of the 2013 Front Line Defenders Book of Testimonies.
New report by the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict says local women’s organizations urgently need help
This edition of Global Information Society Watch explores women’s rights and gender through the lens of information and communications technologies (ICTs).
As part of the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender Based Violence (November 25 – December 10, 2013) AWID honored Feminists and Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) Who Are No Longer With Us and whose contributions to the advancement of human rights are very much missed.
November 25 was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. To mark this occasion, we have compiled a selection of free* articles from across different subject areas such as Gender, Development and Ethnicity on the issue of women and their exposure to violence.
The Struggle of Doña Crisanta against a mining corporation in Guatemala
Scoping Study of Good Practices for Strengthening Women's Inclusion in Forest and Other Natural Resource Management Sectors
Joint Regional Initiative for Women’s Inclusion in the UN's Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+).