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"Equality: It's All in the Family" - Film screening and panel discussion on family law

Women’s Learning Partnership is hosting a film screening and panel discussion for their new documentary, Equality: It’s All in the Family. The film reveals the ways in which discriminatory family laws—such as those that permit child marriage, favor men in divorce proceedings, or place restrictions on reproductive rights—can perpetuate gender inequality in all parts of the world.  Following the screening, expert panelists will share their experiences working towards reform.

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How to spend EUR 500 million: women's rights groups on European UN grant

We welcome this week’s announcement of a EUR 500 million commitment for work to end violence against women and girls. But there are important caveats.

Source: Open Democracy 50.50 and AWID

Raising Women’s Voices: Recommendations for the European Commission & United Nations

We, the members of the Count Me In! Consortium (CMI!), applaud the European Commission’s investment of EUR 500 Million to the United Nations for women’s rights and ending violence against women. At a time when closing spaces increasingly constrict and threaten women’s rights, these funds are highly promising.

Source: AWID, as part of the Count Me In! Consortium

Women’s Day dampened by the murder of trans woman in South Africa

Although South African women remain a force to be reckoned with, it is a country plagued by high levels of gender based violence. The recent attack of a woman in a Johannesburg night club by the South African Deputy Minister of Education sparked controversy in the country and questions the political commitment to violence against women in South Africa.

Source: Transfeminists

"They are not forgotten", a short poem to WHRDs who are no longer with us

A short poem to remember an honour WHRDs and activists who are no longer with us.

Source: AWID

"They are not forgotten", a short poem to WHRDs who are no longer with us

A short poem to remember an honour WHRDs and activists who are no longer with us.

Source: AWID

"They are not forgotten", a short poem to WHRDs who are no longer with us

A short poem to remember an honour WHRDs and activists who are no longer with us.

Source: AWID

Interactive map: Femicides in Mexico

The interactive Femicides in Mexico Map is the most comprehensive and up-to-date of its kind. It is a citizen-led, civic, independent initiative based on open data. So far, it has recorded 2,355 cases.

Interactive map: Femicides in Mexico

The interactive Femicides in Mexico Map is the most comprehensive and up-to-date of its kind. It is a citizen-led, civic, independent initiative based on open data. So far, it has recorded 2,355 cases.

Interactive map: Femicides in Mexico

The interactive Femicides in Mexico Map is the most comprehensive and up-to-date of its kind. It is a citizen-led, civic, independent initiative based on open data. So far, it has recorded 2,355 cases.