HRC51 Joint Statement: Biennial panel discussion on the right to development
At the UN, states and anti-rights actors join forces to push back against gender justice
The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) has long been a space for civil society to hold states accountable for human rights violations. However, it has recently become fertile ground for a host of vested interests intent on pushing back rights, particularly around gender and sexuality. At the most recent session last month, we witnessed some states in thrall to the priorities of multinational corporations and others pushing anti-rights language.
Feminist groups demand states to stop repression of young feminist activists
Vaccine Justice: How can feminists collectively organise to hold States accountable?
Join feminists from around the world, in a teach-in & a strategy session, to explore the many ways transnational corporations, philanthrocapitalism and the vaccine nationalism of Northern States are interfering with public decision-making to prioritise corporate interests over public interests in our world today - and how feminists take collective action for health, rights, and justice.
The pandemic isn't over until it's over for all
STATEMENT: Feminists Demand #VaccineJustice
Recently, a number of feminists, and feminist organizations met to analyze the root causes of the unequal access to health and life-saving vaccines globally. A key factor contributing to this injustice is the hoarding of vaccines by wealthy Northern States and the interference of powerful transnational corporations and philanthrocapitalists in the efforts to secure an affordable global Covid-19 vaccine.
Climate Change and the Covid-19 crisis are Two Sides of the Same Coin: You Can’t Tackle One Without the Other
This article was originally published on the LSE WPS blog.