Virtual Activism and Femena are co-sponsoring an event at the Generation Equality Forum 2021 in Paris. The event is Defending Gains & Demanding Rights – Innovative Strategies to Advocate for Women’s Rights in Contexts of Closing Civic Space and Extremism. The talk is about how repression, conflict and extremism are impacting women and women’s organizing in […]Read more..
Upcoming Webinar – on Applying for ECOSOC Consultative Status – 5 May 2021, 11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. EST The webinar is aimed for NGOs that are NOT in Consultative Status with ECOSOC and will provide guidance on how to complete the application for ECOSOC Consultative Status. The meeting will provide answers to the following […]Read more..
The SDG 16 Conference starts April 28th. Building on the outcomes of the first SDG 16 Conference held in Rome, Italy, in May 2019, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the Government of Italy are organizing a second SDG 16 Conference. The 2021 Rome Conference will […]Read more..
April 22nd is the Girls in ICT Day. Girls around the world continue to be under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Through International Girls in ICT Day, the ITU works with partners to build awareness about the gender digital divide, support technology education and skills training, and encourage more girls and young women […]Read more..
If you have not heard about Facebook’s data leak by now, you should. The personal data of 533 million Facebook users in more than 106 countries was found to be freely available online last weekend. The data trove, uncovered by security researcher Alon Gal, includes phone numbers, email addresses, hometowns, full names, and birth dates. […]Read more..