Gender Equality

Posted by in News on June 22, 2017

South Africa: Victory for Sexual Assault Victims

Pretoria — Victims of sexual assault offences dating back more than 20 years might now feel encouraged to report their…

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Posted by in Announcements, News, Social Media on May 29, 2017

Living Out Our Values

In an analysis of gender based violence, Paula Akugizibwe shows how through actions or inactions, society is either reinforcing, or…

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Posted by in Human Rights Defenders, News on May 22, 2017

Hope’s song: my companion in life’s journey

On my way from Zimbabwe to Amsterdam I shared a seat with a man called Musi. He was curious about…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on May 8, 2017

Apply for ECOSOC Consultative Status for the 2017 NGO Committee

Apply! 1 June 2016 is the last day for Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for consultative status with the Economic and…

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Posted by in News, Social Media on April 3, 2017

Let’s Talk about Power

Power: We seldom talk about personal power—how we use it or how it’s used against us. Could it be because…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 13, 2017

Call for Applications: Young Researcher’s Participation in SVRI Forum 2017

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative is undertaking a process to recruit 10 young researchers between the ages of 18-24 to…

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Posted by in News, Uncategorized on January 31, 2017

Ad Hoc Committee On Gender Equality Calls for Comments From Civil Society

South Africa: The Ad Hoc Committee on the Filling of Vacancies in the Commission for Gender Equality has placed the…

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Posted by in News on January 23, 2017

Generations Lead the March in Washington

Women’s March: On Jan. 21, the Women’s March on Washington served as the point of trade between the hands of…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on January 17, 2017

Leading From the South: Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals: AWDF is one of four Women’s Funds from the Global South managing Leading from the South –…

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Posted by in Gender and Education, Human Rights Defenders, News, Women Human Rights Defender on January 12, 2017

Donor Ethics and the Revolution in the Making: Understanding the Role of Wellbeing in Human Rights Funding

Wellbeing: The revolution is in the making. Thousands of people march everyday in almost every country in the world to…

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