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Land: A Common Good for Economic Development

In Tanzania, Women's Action Towards Economic Development (WATED) has been working closely with women in rural settings, as well as with the local government on issues concerning land rights and economic justice.

Land: A Common Good for Economic Development

In Tanzania, Women's Action Towards Economic Development (WATED) has been working closely with women in rural settings, as well as with the local government on issues concerning land rights and economic justice.

Unions are Central to Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work

‘A Woman’s Place is in Her Union!’ - Women’s economic empowerment is key to the realisation of women’s rights, and to achieving a truly gender equal world. It is about far more than women’s ability to participate equally in existing markets or their contribution to economic growth.

Source: The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Economic Empowerment of Women in the Changing World of Work: Proposal of Civil Society Organizations

The representatives of more than 50 NGOs and Regional Networks of women’s and feminist organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean gathered in Panama considered the central theme of the next CSW61. Based on these discussions and the contributions received from more than 20 organizations and Regional networks we made proposals to be presented to the governmental authorities of our countries.

Source: The Committee of NGOs on the Condition of Women from Latin America and the Caribbean (CoNGO CSW LAC)

Africa’s Positioning & Advocacy: Key Messages and Strategies for CSW61

Ahead of CSW61, UN Women, with the UNECA and AUC convened the Africa Ministerial Pre-Consultation. This outcome document presents key messages and strategies.

Africa’s Positioning & Advocacy: Key Messages and Strategies for CSW61

Ahead of CSW61, UN Women, with the UNECA and AUC convened the Africa Ministerial Pre-Consultation. This outcome document presents key messages and strategies.

Decolonizing Feminism: A Brazilian perspective

For the first time ever this fall, the AWID international Forum occurred in Brazil, and put a spotlight on Brazilian feminist movements and perspectives.

Source: AWID Forum

Building a fossil fuel-free feminist future: An Indigenous perspective

Climate change has become an enormous threat to humanity.

Source: AWID Forum

Feminist and cross movement support for a binding treaty against corporate abuse is key

Increasing evidence of the gendered impacts of corporate abuse make it imperative for feminists, WHRDs and Organizations challenging corporate power on the ground, to share their perspectives and demands. Now, more than ever, we need cross-movement solidarity to make a binding treaty a reality.

Source: AWID

Feminist and cross movement support for a binding treaty against corporate abuse is key

Increasing evidence of the gendered impacts of corporate abuse make it imperative for feminists, WHRDs and Organizations challenging corporate power on the ground, to share their perspectives and demands. Now, more than ever, we need cross-movement solidarity to make a binding treaty a reality.

Source: AWID