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CSW61 CoAction: Women Determined to Win Equality!

The International Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation proposes to organize this action, in coordination with all of you:

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CSW61 CoAction: Women Determined to Win Equality!

The International Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation proposes to organize this action, in coordination with all of you:

Source: Millennia2025 Women and Innovation Foundation Read more

Hugs of solidarity for Maryam

Maryam Alkhawaja, vocal advocate for digital security for women human right defenders all around the world, experiences online harassment as a direct consequence of her human rights activism for Bahrain.


Last week, she and her friend were followed in London, and photos of them hugging each other were taken without consent. Now, these photos are circulated globally along with demeaning comments about Maryam's identity and her activism.

Source: AWID Read more

Hugs of solidarity for Maryam

Maryam Alkhawaja, vocal advocate for digital security for women human right defenders all around the world, experiences online harassment as a direct consequence of her human rights activism for Bahrain.


Last week, she and her friend were followed in London, and photos of them hugging each other were taken without consent. Now, these photos are circulated globally along with demeaning comments about Maryam's identity and her activism.

Source: AWID Read more

Hugs of solidarity for Maryam

Maryam Alkhawaja, vocal advocate for digital security for women human right defenders all around the world, experiences online harassment as a direct consequence of her human rights activism for Bahrain.


Last week, she and her friend were followed in London, and photos of them hugging each other were taken without consent. Now, these photos are circulated globally along with demeaning comments about Maryam's identity and her activism.

Source: AWID Read more

Their freedom, our fight!

Across Europe, we are watching in horror as the Polish parliament tries to take away woemn's fundamental human rights. We condemn this attack on your freedom to make choices. We support your efforts to stop this terrible ban on abortion and we stand with you in solidarity across borders.

Source: WeMove.EU Read more

CEDAW: Call for comments on gender-based violence

Deadline: 30 September 2016

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women invites you to submit comments to the General Recommendation No. 19.

Source: The Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) Read more

Nominations for the second annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research

Deadline: 14 October 2016

The award will recognize outstanding achievement of a young sub-Saharan African female researcher, in the fields of gender and empowerment of women and girls.

Source: The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) Read more

Call for UN Women to Meaningfully Consult Sex Workers

Call on UN Women to engage in a meaningful consultation with sex workers in developing their policy on sex work and ensure their sex work policy respects, protects and fulfils the human rights of sex workers and recognises the agency and self-determination of sex workers.

Source: Manifesta Read more

World Leaders Must Act Now to Address a Global Contraceptive Crisis

Global Call to Action is urging U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to highlight the centrality of contraceptives to achieving the sustainable development goals.

Source: Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition Read more