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Our Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders' Holistic Approach to Protection

This publication provides a reflection on the complex situations of women who face threats and violations as a result of their work defending human rights.

Our Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders' Holistic Approach to Protection

This publication provides a reflection on the complex situations of women who face threats and violations as a result of their work defending human rights.

Our Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders' Holistic Approach to Protection

This publication provides a reflection on the complex situations of women who face threats and violations as a result of their work defending human rights.

Reclaiming policies for the public: Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017

In the 2030 Agenda governments declared that public finance has to play a vital role in achieving the SDGs. But in recent decades, the combination of neoliberal ideology, corporate lobbying, business-friendly fiscal policies, tax avoidance and tax evasion has led to a massive weakening of the public sector and its ability to provide essential goods and services.

Promoting Gender Equity in the Democratic Process: Women’s Path to Political Participation and Decisionmaking

By highlighting issues surrounding governance and civil society, the PROWID projects pointed to various ways in which women can be integrated into the democratization process.

Defenders of the earth

It has never been deadlier to take a stand against companies that steal land and destroy the environment. The new report by Global Witness: "Defenders of the Earth" found that nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 protecting their land and the natural world from industries like mining, logging and agribusiness.

Defenders of the earth

It has never been deadlier to take a stand against companies that steal land and destroy the environment. The new report by Global Witness: "Defenders of the Earth" found that nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 protecting their land and the natural world from industries like mining, logging and agribusiness.

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017

This report provides a portrait of the situation of women in the world of work today and their progress over the past 20 years.

How to transform EU trade policy to protect women’s rights

This paper critically examines contemporary European Union (EU) trade policy from a feminist perspective. It argues that current EU external trade policy is fundamentally harmful to the human rights of women, men and children and to the preservation of our planet.

Women’s political networks: Defining leadership, breaking barriers, and fostering change

This paper seeks to understand the impact women’s political networks have globally in supporting women overcome the universal cultural and structural barriers they face in engaging in a political career.