Joint civil society statement on Abortion at the 51st session of the Human Rights Council

The trend of decriminalisation, provision of access to self-managed abortions and removing unnecessary legal restrictions to abortion services should continue until all persons can secure their right to bodily autonomy without discrimination.

HRC51 Joint Statement: Biennial panel discussion on the right to development

The trend of decriminalisation, provision of access to self-managed abortions and removing unnecessary legal restrictions to abortion services should continue until all persons can secure their right to bodily autonomy without discrimination.

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

This joint statement was delivered by AWID on behalf of the Observatory on the Universality of Rights on young women and girl’s activism.

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

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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.

The pandemic isn't over until it's over for all

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Capitalism is the Virus: Feminist Recovery is the Antidote

It's time for bold solutions, that are people and environment centred, and feminists are creating them!