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Speech At Informal Interactive Hearings On The Road To FfD3

Anne Schoenstein from the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) spoke as member of the Women’s Working Group on Financing for Development (WWG on FfD) at the Informal Interactive Hearing for Civil Society in preparation for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development July 2015. Input to Roundtable Discussion 3: Systemic issues, including global economic governance and external debt.

Source: AWID

Challenging the Power of the One Percent

When you are faced with the task of moving an object but find it is too heavy to lift, what is your immediate and most natural response? You ask someone to help you lift it. And it makes all the difference.

And so in the face of unprecedented economic, ecological and human rights crises, we should not hunker down in our silos, but rather join together and use our collective power to overcome the challenges.

Source: AWID via IPSNews

Beyond Investing in Women and Girls: Mobilizing Resources

An in-depth look at the funding landscape for women’s rights and the powerful impact of resources in the hands of women’s organizations.

Beyond Investing in Women and Girls: Mobilizing Resources

An in-depth look at the funding landscape for women’s rights and the powerful impact of resources in the hands of women’s organizations.

Beyond Investing in Women and Girls: Mobilizing Resources

An in-depth look at the funding landscape for women’s rights and the powerful impact of resources in the hands of women’s organizations.

Securing a just and sustainable world means challenging the power of the 1%

A joint call from the leaders of ActionAid, AWID, Civicus, Greenpeace and Oxfam on the eve of the World Social Forum in Tunis

Source: AWID

Securing a just and sustainable world means challenging the power of the 1%

A joint call from the leaders of ActionAid, AWID, Civicus, Greenpeace and Oxfam on the eve of the World Social Forum in Tunis

Source: AWID

Securing a just and sustainable world means challenging the power of the 1%

A joint call from the leaders of ActionAid, AWID, Civicus, Greenpeace and Oxfam on the eve of the World Social Forum in Tunis

Source: AWID

AWID takes stock of the post-2015 process so far

Achievements and challenges of the MDGs aside, we need to make the case for robust and transformatory change in the Post-2015 Development Agenda also noting that the international community is different - there are new and powerful actors in the room, with private sector and business having a bigger role than before.

Source: AWID

AWID's Presentation at UNGA69 Side Event

AWID's Executive Director gave the following presentation at the side event "Making it happen - financing gender equality and women's rights in the post-2015 development agenda" co-organized by OECD, UN Women and AWID at the 69th United Nations General Assembly.