Gender Equality

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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Posted by in 16 Days, Gender and Education, News, Social Media on December 12, 2016

Shuffling Paedophiles is not the answer to making Education Safe for all Girls

Africa: “He did it in a classroom, the staff room and in his house”. 12-year-old Mary and 13-year-old Mercy (not…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on December 7, 2016

Africa: Zero Tolerance for Gender Inequality and Gender-Based Violence

Africa: The 2016 Africa Human Development Report: Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa is especially timely now during…

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