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CIVICUS Monitor workshop

During CSW61, CIVICUS will host a workshop on their new platform: The CIVICUS Monitor is a new research tool built by civil society providing reliable, up-to-date data on the degree to which civil society is under attack in all countries.

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Global Days of Action #TaxJustice for Women’s Rights!

The Global Alliance for Tax Justice, our members and partners including international women’s rights groups and global trade unions are proud to be taking action to advance tax justice for women’s rights.

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Embracing Diversity: increasing girls' and young women's interest in STEM and the energy sector

Women’s participation in the energy sector, including as technicians and decision-makers, remains low. Moreover, once women join the labor force, they face a series of challenges to remain in the sector and later on rise to leadership positions.

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Seminar: Gender, Fundamentalism & Development

The SOAS’ Centre for Gender Studies and The University of East London’s Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CRMB) are delighted to announce the seminar "Gender, Fundamentalism & Development".

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Webinar: Corporate power and women’s economic justice

In the context of massive rise of corporate power, which AWID defines as, “the excessive control and appropriation of natural resources, labour, information and finance by an alliance of powerful corporations, and global elites, in collusion with government”, can women’s economic empowerment be attained?

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Webinar: Corporate power and women’s economic justice

In the context of massive rise of corporate power, which AWID defines as, “the excessive control and appropriation of natural resources, labour, information and finance by an alliance of powerful corporations, and global elites, in collusion with government”, can women’s economic empowerment be attained?

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Webinar: Corporate power and women’s economic justice

In the context of massive rise of corporate power, which AWID defines as, “the excessive control and appropriation of natural resources, labour, information and finance by an alliance of powerful corporations, and global elites, in collusion with government”, can women’s economic empowerment be attained?

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Women’s March on America: events around the world

A Women’s March on America has been organised in the United States, inspired by the Women’s March on Washington, which calls on all US Americans to hold marches on 21 January 2017 in communities across the country.

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Webinar on Unpaid Care Work and Violence Against Women

Evidence suggests that women’s economic empowerment cannot be achieved without addressing women’s unequal workload, which reinforces gender inequalities by impinging upon education, restricting opportunities for paid work, putting women at greater risk of gender-based violence, and limiting women’s political participation.

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Families on the Move: A conference on migration, gender and family relations

UN Women and NYUSPS Center for Global Affairs invite you to a conference that examines how migration shapes and transforms families.

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