Hot Tips for Feminist Communicators

Communication itself is a dynamic process between the sender and recipient: once a sender has a message, they must create the actual content to send, decide on format, send the message, and then ensure it is received.

Embodying Pleasure in Bleak Times

We live different realities fraught by macro and micro systems of injustice, some more devastating than others...

The 14th AWID International Forum scheduled to take place in Taipei is cancelled

The AWID board has taken the difficult decision to cancel the 14th AWID International Forum which had been scheduled to take place from September 20-23, 2021,  in the City of Taipei. 

This is the first time that AWID has had to cancel a Forum since the first convening was held in 1983. As always, the wellbeing and safety of Forum participants remains our highest priority.

Time for Action: Stop the anti-rights infiltration of the UN!

We call on official mandate holders in the United Nations to take urgent action to counter ultraconservative mobilisation against human rights.

OURs Report 2021

Rights at Risk: Time for Action

COP26: Feminist Perspectives on the Climate Summit and Beyond

You will not be surprised to hear that the fifteen days of negotiations during the COP26 did not lead to the binding climate commitments we need, overlooked gender-responsive climate policies and failed to equitably redistribute resources to ensure just transitions.

Celebrating the Legacy of our Feminist Ancestors

Join AWID’s feminist artist-in-residence Ika Vantiani and Indonesian rapper Yacko for a special live collage workshop and performance event, to celebrate and pay tribute to feminist human rights defenders who are no longer with us. Participants will be guided through creating their own WHRD tribute artwork inspired by a feminist human rights defender of their choosing, while jamming to a curated playlist of feminist music from Indonesia and beyond.

تضامن نسوي مع المجتمع المدني الفلسطيني

بصفتنا مجتمعًا نسويًا عالميًا، نعبّر عن تضامننا الكامل مع منظمات المجتمع المدني الفلسطينية الستّ التي حظرتها إسرائيل ونؤكّد أهمية التحرّر الفلسطيني بصفته جزءًا من النضال النسوي.


للتوقيع الآن


 "في الواقع وفي الأساس، لا يمكن للنسوية دعم العنصرية أو الفوقية أو السيطرة القمعية بأي شكلٍ كان."
-       مريم البرغوثي

Time to elect 2 bold feminists to join our Board of Directors

Every year, AWID seeks to renew and enrich the perspectives and experience reflected in our Board of Directors by bringing in new members. 

What is the Board’s role?

Our Board of Directors is critical to ensuring AWID effectively fulfills its mission to support feminist movements around the world to thrive. Our Board reflects a range of geographies, struggles and perspectives--part of the diversity and strength of feminist movements.

From US $40 Billion to US $2 Billion: unpacking the real numbers behind Generation Equality funding pledges

The Generation Equality Forum (GEF) closed in July with the announcement that US $40 billion was pledged to advance gender equality worldwide. Four months after the GEF, we are still waiting for UN Women to make the full details of funding commitments publicly accessible.