Gender Equality

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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Posted by in News on October 3, 2016

Civil Society Pushes for EAC Gender Equality Bill

East Africa: The Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI), together with affiliated regional civil society…

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Posted by in News on September 26, 2016

Mozn Hassan, Nazra Receive ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’

Egypt: Nazra for Feminist Studies, along with its Founder and Executive Director of Mozn Hassan, received the 2016 Right Livelihood…

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Posted by in News on July 18, 2016

Why I’m Determined to Champion an Equal World With No Exceptions

Imagine a world where every woman and girl is strong, safe, powerful, and heard. No exceptions. Can you imagine it?…

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Posted by in News, Social Media on July 5, 2016

Stripping the layers of patriarchy bit by bit for a violence free world

Patriarchy: The first time my daughter came home and insisted to me that she was a girl as if that…

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