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Better Speak: Solidarity in action, not in words

This is a second interview with Nayani after she participated in CSW. She talks about her experience at CSW, lack of youth representation, and the film she created during CSW, Better Speak.

Source: AWID

Better Speak: Solidarity in action, not in words

This is a second interview with Nayani after she participated in CSW. She talks about her experience at CSW, lack of youth representation, and the film she created during CSW, Better Speak.

Source: AWID

Better Speak: Solidarity in action, not in words

This is a second interview with Nayani after she participated in CSW. She talks about her experience at CSW, lack of youth representation, and the film she created during CSW, Better Speak.

Source: AWID

C-Fam anti-LGBTI+ data compiled for Ambassador Haley

During the CSW, members of the US Mission to the UN claimed that they did not know the extent of C-Fam's homophobia and transphobia before they were appointed to the US delegation.  While this statement made us more than a little incredulous, we decided it would be useful to follow-up with a data archive so there could be no such confusion reasonably professed in the future. 

Source: OutRight Action International

CEDAW and Nationality Laws Guide

This reference guide highlights key international human rights provisions found in CEDAW that are relevant to women’s nationality rights and individuals affected by gender discrimination in nationality laws, including stateless persons.

CEDAW and Nationality Laws Guide

This reference guide highlights key international human rights provisions found in CEDAW that are relevant to women’s nationality rights and individuals affected by gender discrimination in nationality laws, including stateless persons.

US may go cheek by jowl with women’s rights abusers at UN gender talks

Donald Trump’s ‘global gag rule’ could align US with Iran, Sudan, Syria and other countries targeted by US travel ban at Commission on the Status of Women.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

US may go cheek by jowl with women’s rights abusers at UN gender talks

Donald Trump’s ‘global gag rule’ could align US with Iran, Sudan, Syria and other countries targeted by US travel ban at Commission on the Status of Women.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

US may go cheek by jowl with women’s rights abusers at UN gender talks

Donald Trump’s ‘global gag rule’ could align US with Iran, Sudan, Syria and other countries targeted by US travel ban at Commission on the Status of Women.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

CSW61 Young Feminist Caucus Statement

In a political climate of increasing conservatism, religious fundamentalism, and an aggressive rollback of the rights of women and marginalized people, young feminists gathered to share an alternative vision of a world that respects all genders and sexualities, upholds gender equality, and places human rights at the core of its mandate.

Source: Youth Coalition