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Friday, August 19, 2016
Letter to Egyptian President: Demanding the Closure of the Case No.173 and Revoking Travel
Dear Mr. President, We as women human rights defenders in the Middle East and North Africa, civil society organizations, NGOs, and INGOs are deeply concerned with the deteriorating situation of women human rights defenders in Egypt. We request that all charges against human rights organizations and...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Legal Standards: Gender Equality and Women's Rights
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Commission”, “the Commission”, or the “IACHR”) has ruled repeatedly on impunity for human rights violations as one of the main obstacles to observance of the rule of law in the region. This entails immediate and...
Monday, January 18, 2016
LSE Exhibition on Women, Peace and Equality
The Women, Peace and Equality exhibition will be open to all until April 9, 2016 at the London School of Economics. Focusing on the theme of women and peace, the exhibition explores how women have promoted peace and tried to maintain it. It also shows how women have raised awareness about those who...
Monday, November 02, 2015
Leveraging UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans for Local Change: Civil society opportunities in the MENA region
Despite almost 15 years of commitments on the Women Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, there are still major gaps in moving from commitments to actions.  In November 2013, Iraq became the first country in the MENA region to adopt a National Action Plan (NAP). Iraq’s NAP is a good example for MENA...
Women in Libya
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace launches a Charter of Libyan Women’s Constitutional Rights
After a series of workshops and consultations on the constitution, held beginning in 2013, the Libyan Women’s Platform for Peace (LWPP) launches a Charter of Libyan Women’s Constitutional Rights. The LWPP has been working on building consensus about the constitution’s most controversial issues,...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Lives saved in Viet Nam by involving women in disaster planning
Through the training of women in disaster management, as well as national lobbying, the contribution of women has been recognized and a government decree now gives the Women’s Union an official space in decision-making bodies. We invite you to read the full article published June 4, 2014 by our...
Una capacitación en Rescate y Primeros Auxilios en Viet Nam hace parte de la preparación para el riesgo de los desastres. Foto: ONU Mujeres
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Lives saved in Viet Nam by involving women in disaster planning
Through the training of women in disaster management, as well as national lobbying, the contribution of women has been recognized and a government decree now gives the Women’s Union an official space in decision-making bodies. We invite you to read the full article published June 4, 2014 by our...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Libya Status of Women Survey 2013
A nationwide survey examining civic, political and economic participation of Libyan Women and exploring public attitudes toward women's roles, rights and domestic violence.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
List of National Action Plans for the implementation of UNSCR 1325
To date, there are 58 countries that have adopted a National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security. Afghanistan’s National Action Plan 2015 -2022. Click here for the overview. Australia’s was launched in March 2012. For Australia's...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Lessons on women peacekeepers: Interview with Deputy Inspector General Seema Dhundia
Seema Dhundia is  Deputy Inspector General  and commander of the first all-woman Indian paramilitary as well as the United Nation’s first all-woman police unit. UN Women spoke to her about the challenges and experiences of being a woman peacekeeper. Seema Dhundia leads the force. Photo Credit:...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Lessons from Women’s Programs in Afghanistan and Iraq
As Afghanistan and Iraq enter a difficult transition period, women in these countries are increasingly vulnerable to having their rights and opportunities set back at least a generation. Deteriorating security in both countries also places women on the front lines again. • In Iraq, the women’s...