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UN Women Call for Papers on Mobility, Gender & Family Relations for Flagship Report

UN Women has issued a call for papers on how human mobility and the distancing of family members across places and borders shape gender and generational dynamics within families, for its flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women (Progress). 

CIVICUS State Of Civil Society report 2016

The 2016 State of Civil Society Report summarizes the key events, issues and trends affecting civil society around the world. The 5th annual report draws on contributions from more than 30 of the world's leading experts on civil society as well as investigative work from the CIVICUS staff, which was conducted in close partnership with hundreds of activists in the field.

Key readings from the 32nd Session of the Human Rights Council

We feature here key reports and resources related to the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council held in Geneva from 13 June to 1 July 2016.

Publication "Women's Leadership in Post Conflict Settings

The publication is a synthesis of all the discussions that were part of the Isis-WICCE Think Tanks from 2013 and 2014 held in Uganda, Nairobi and Zimbabwe. These were spaces for dialogue, critical analysis and reflection which provided an opportunity for women in political leadership and other governance spaces to celebrate achievements but also to discuss the challenges that still pose a threat to women's leadership and rights.

Expanding space for civil society - Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights published a report with recommendations for expanding space for civil society, including within international organizations. The report was presented on 20 June at the session of the UN Human Rights Council.

Fundamentalism’s Impact On Peaceful Assembly And Association Rights

In recent years, there has been a perceived rise in the expression of fundamentalism in many contexts across the world. This report is concerned with fundamentalism in action: concrete, specific violations of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association that are motivated by these viewpoints.

New Publication: Gender, Education and Population Flows

Nordic Council of Ministers published a summary report on knowledge, cross-Nordic experiences and examples from practice covering the existing Nordic research and literature within the field, as well as the experience and professional responses, which were presented during the course of the common dialogue and exchange of experience.

ILGA's State Sponsored Homophobia 2016

ILGA launched a report on State Sponsored Homophobia 2016 and a survey on global attitudes to LGBTI people today. 

Understanding Violence against and Women Children in Timor-Leste Summary Report

The Asia Foundation is pleased to publish this report, Understanding Violence against Women and Children in Timor-Leste: Findings from the Nabilan Baseline Study. 

Shaking the ground, coloring the sky: Challenges, strategies and impact of FRIDA's LBTQI grantee partners

The rights of Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LBTQI) community members to freely express their full identities and live free from violence have become critical rights to protect for many movements, including feminist movements. In our last call for proposals in 2015, FRIDA received 34 applications from groups whose primary focus area is LBTQI rights.