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HRC 34: AWID Statement on protecting cultural rights on a basis of equality

Human Rights Council, 34th Session - Statement by the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)

Source: AWID

The impact of fundamentalism and extremism on cultural rights

In her second report to the Human Rights Council (34th session, March 2017), Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune considers how the rise of fundamentalism and extremism, in diverse forms, represent major threats to human rights worldwide.

The impact of fundamentalism and extremism on cultural rights

In her second report to the Human Rights Council (34th session, March 2017), Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune considers how the rise of fundamentalism and extremism, in diverse forms, represent major threats to human rights worldwide.

The impact of fundamentalism and extremism on cultural rights

In her second report to the Human Rights Council (34th session, March 2017), Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune considers how the rise of fundamentalism and extremism, in diverse forms, represent major threats to human rights worldwide.

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)

Human rights are under attack by an ultra-conservative agenda

The advance of actors pushing fundamentalist agendas within international policy spaces is cause for concern this Human Rights Day. Feminists and other social justice activists must act now to reaffirm and safeguard our human rights.

Source: AWID / The Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs)

Human rights are under attack by an ultra-conservative agenda

The advance of actors pushing fundamentalist agendas within international policy spaces is cause for concern this Human Rights Day. Feminists and other social justice activists must act now to reaffirm and safeguard our human rights.

Source: AWID / The Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs)

Human rights are under attack by an ultra-conservative agenda

The advance of actors pushing fundamentalist agendas within international policy spaces is cause for concern this Human Rights Day. Feminists and other social justice activists must act now to reaffirm and safeguard our human rights.

Source: AWID / The Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs)

International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

In the wave of rising fundamentalism and populism, States must more than ever protect women human rights defenders by tackling discrimination against women

Source: United Nation Human Rights (OHCHR)