In addition to Women’s History Month, March is also National Disability Awareness Month. We share memoirs and collections of essays from women (particularly artists and activists) living with disabilities – currently or in the recent past. Not everyone with a particular identity makes them an activist. But choosing to shareRead More →

GENEVA, March 24, 2022 — Iran will begin a 4-year term on the UN’s top women’s rights body tomorrow, having been elected last year with the votes of at least four Western states. “Electing the Islamic Republic of Iran to protect women’s rights is like making an arsonist the city’sRead More →

Este recurso fue desarrollado para un público de habla hispana. Read the original version in Spanish. In 1977, the United Nations General Assembly recognized March 8 as International Women’s Day after a long struggle by women demanding gender equality, political rights, better pay and the respect they deserve. . DespiteRead More →

Q. If religious law is recognized in the constitution, does the constitution state that it must respect gender and sex equality and non-discrimination? Not clear. This question has been the subject of great debate since the entry into force of the Constitution and even before. In India, personal laws dealRead More →

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 7:05 a.m.Press Release: Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy GENEVA, March 21, 2022 – A coalition of 25 human rights organizations announced today that their prestigious women’s rights award will go this year to Zarifa Ghafari, Afghanistan’s youngest female mayor and survivor of three TalibanRead More →

At the NCAA Women’s Swimming Championships this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, the former outdoor sports Editor-in-chief Dawn Ennis, a biological male who identifies as female, confronted a women’s rights activist about the use of female spaces. Ennis was confronted at the NCAA Women’s Swimming Tournament by Standing for Women UKRead More →

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Women’s rights activists have criticized a government proposal to tackle gender-based violence, saying it is inadequate to protect women and soft on perpetrators of violence, the Duvar news site reported. The proposal was presented by the government of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) andRead More →

When Ruth Bader Ginsburg co-founded the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project in 1972, she recognized that gender-stereotyping laws hurt everyone, regardless of your gender. That’s why some of WRP’s earliest cases involved men who faced discrimination – and that’s why many of our recent legal battles for trans and non-binary rightsRead More →

Ozan KOSE / AFP Turkish police arrested 12 women’s rights activists in southeastern Diyarbakır province on Wednesday morning after raiding their homes, Turkish media reported. Adalet Kaya from the Diyarbakır-based Rosa Women’s Association, former Diyarbakır co-mayor from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Filiz Buluttekin and Fatma Yıldızhan from the UnionRead More →

Ambitious initiatives like the Swachh Bharat mission are proving to be a game-changer in terms of access to toilets and safe sanitation. The initiative not only focused on building toilets across the country, but also raised awareness in society about open defecation and a clean environment. The Swachh BharatRead More →

NEWS | CHARACTERISTICS | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 03/11/2022 (LOS ANGELES, CA) — WACO Theater Center, Newark Symphony Hall and Yendor Theater Company will host Revolutionary Black Womena virtual fair centered on the role black women play in movements for social change, on March 15. Moderated by WACO TheaterRead More →

The law school’s oldest student clinic marks three decades of important work: representing people in crisis, advocating for effective public policy, and working to prevent domestic violence in Western New York and beyond . It was in 1992 that a domestic violence clinic was established at the law school byRead More →

KATHMANDU, MARCH 9 Women’s rights activists have stressed the need to decriminalize abortion. Addressing an interaction organized by the Forum for Women, Law and Development for journalists here today, FWLD Executive Director Sabin Shrestha said there was a tendency in the media to portray abortion as a bad thing thatRead More →

British lawmakers have joined the Kashmiri diaspora and their allies on International Women’s Day to urge the British government to force India to end its inhumane actions and end its occupation of the Jammu and Kashmir. Several British lawmakers have joined Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK at 10 Downing Street to submit aRead More →

LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) – March 8 is known as International Women’s Day around the world, a holiday recognized by countries around the world as it commemorates the political, cultural and socio-economic achievements of women around the world. A professor and activist from TAMIU spoke about the path taken by women;Read More →

ISLAMABAD- A delegation composed of civil society representatives, social activists and students from the International Islamic University of Islamabad (IIUI) working on women’s rights paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Religious Affairs on Monday and Pir Noor ul Haq Qadri Interfaith Harmony and fully supported his position againstRead More →

Authorities seem reluctant to implement High Court directives issued on various occasions to protect women’s rights and end sexual harassment. Failure to adhere to guidelines on women’s rights includes, among others, formation of complaint committees to end sexual harassment in workplaces and educational institutions, completion of trial of rape casesRead More →

Alarming attacks on women’s rights around the world in 2021/22. Legal protections have been dismantled and women human rights defenders are now exposed to unprecedented risk. Protecting and promoting the rights of women and girls and supporting women human rights defenders is crucial, including for the recovery from Covid-19. GovernmentsRead More →

The procedural ruling allows the Republican Kentucky administration to appeal a lower court ruling against state law. The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed Kentucky’s Republican attorney general to take over the defense of a restrictive abortion law after the state’s Democratic governor dropped the case when lower courts overturned theRead More →

As the world moves forward to mark International Women’s Day, the time for women’s rights is moving backwards. We all pay the price. The cascading crises of recent years have highlighted how women’s leadership is more crucial than ever. Women have faced the Covid-19 pandemic heroically as doctors, nurses, andRead More →

Dr. Phoebe Donnelly, Researcher and Head of IPI’s Women, Peace and Security Program, moderated a panel discussion on March 1 titled “Priorities for UNAMA’s Next Mandate: Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights and Political Participation of women”. This roundtable, organized by the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands, served to reassessRead More →

Two Turkish women’s rights activists said in an interview that during the COVID-19 pandemic there has been an increase in suicides and accidental deaths among women and that authorities should thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding these. death. Speaking to women’s rights website Feminisite, Ezgi Aslan and Fidan Ataselim of theRead More →