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Break the circle: Gender violence is a world problem

UNI Equal Opportunities Department is launching a new chapter of Break the Circle! Campaign, against gender violence. This time the campaign is focused on a specific aspect of violence at work: sexual harassment.

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Break the circle: Gender violence is a world problem

UNI Equal Opportunities Department is launching a new chapter of Break the Circle! Campaign, against gender violence. This time the campaign is focused on a specific aspect of violence at work: sexual harassment.

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Break the circle: Gender violence is a world problem

UNI Equal Opportunities Department is launching a new chapter of Break the Circle! Campaign, against gender violence. This time the campaign is focused on a specific aspect of violence at work: sexual harassment.

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Caribbean Unity in support of Tambourine Army activist Latoya Nugent

As concerned members of the Caribbean region and diaspora, we are outraged by the unreasonable and absurd charges of three counts of “malicious communication” under Section 9 (1) of the Cybercrimes Act of 2015 by the Jamaican state towards human rights defender and activist, Latoya Nugent.

Source: AWID and other organizations

Panel: Solidarity Key to Addressing Global Power

Understanding the scale and depth of corporate power’s impact on workers, the environment and public services—and channeling that knowledge into joint action to coordinate and maximize an effective response—is crucial to decreasing economic inequality and reclaiming space for the 99 percent, panelists said yesterday in New York City.

Source: Solidarity Center

Managing Gender-based Violence Programmes in Emergencies

The course by UNFPA targets new or emerging gender-based violence (GBV) specialists as well as humanitarian or development practitioners - and others - who want to increase their knowledge around GBV prevention and response in emergencies.

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The impact of fundamentalisms and extremisms on cultural rights. Interview with UN Special Rapporteur

In her second report to the Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune considers how the rise of fundamentalisms and extremisms represent major threats to human rights worldwide, and calls for a global rights-based response.

The impact of fundamentalisms and extremisms on cultural rights. Interview with UN Special Rapporteur

In her second report to the Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune considers how the rise of fundamentalisms and extremisms represent major threats to human rights worldwide, and calls for a global rights-based response.

The impact of fundamentalisms and extremisms on cultural rights. Interview with UN Special Rapporteur

In her second report to the Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune considers how the rise of fundamentalisms and extremisms represent major threats to human rights worldwide, and calls for a global rights-based response.

AWID members mark International Women’s Day

Ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) we asked our members if, and how, they plan to celebrate. 

Source: AWID