UN Special Procedures must Take Concrete Measures to Ensure Civil Society Participation and Engagement with their Mandates
There Is No Place for Anti-Trans Agendas in the UN
HRC51 Joint Statement: Biennial panel discussion on the right to development
Making trade work for gender equality
Trade has the potential to advance gender equality and realise women’s rights by expanding decent work opportunities for women and contributing to sustainable and equitable economic development. However, in many cases this potential has not been fulfilled; trade, and the agreements that establish its rules, have impacted negatively on the lives of many women.
AWID reflections on the United Nations Secretary General Report “A Life of Dignity for All”
AWID presents this analysis of the Secretary General's report as a contribution to the UN debates from a feminist and human rights perspective, and also as a follow-up to our critical analysis of the Post-2015 High Level Panel report.
Reflections towards a post-2015 development agenda
This paper presents AWID’s analysis of the post-2015 High Level Panel (HLP) report and reflections for the post-2015 development agenda moving forward.
Getting at the Roots: Reintegrating human rights and gender equality in the post-2015 development agenda
This paper aims to contribute to debates on addressing root causes of inequalities, including gender inequality, within the post-2015 development process.
Climate Justice: Why women must be included
The outcome of the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in Paris from November 30th to December 11th 2015, has reinforced the reasons why women must be at the heart of decisions and mobilization to advance climate justice. This week AWID looks at some of the challenges and opportunities of integrating women into these processes.
Make watered-down SDGs work
There is cause for celebrating commitments made for women and girls by UN heads of state in adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as a sense of relief as it became evident that prolonging the negotiating process would only result in a watered-down text. But this feeling is bittersweet.