CSW 66 – 2022

CSW66 (2022) The sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place from 14 to 25 March 2022. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to attend the session. Themes Priority theme: Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the […]

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Moz fest will take place virtually from 7-10 March 2022. The conference connects with others around the world for a better, healthier internet. MozFest is a unique hybrid: part art, tech and society convening, part maker festival, and the premiere gathering for activists in diverse global movements fighting for a more humane digital world. Register […]

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Statement re Egyptian WHRD

The following is a statement initiated by FEMENA and signed by multiple organizations, including Virtual Activism, have signed a statement regarding WHRD in Egypt. Statement also in Arabic in the attachment below. Statement – 5 November 2021 Case 173 and its Remnants Must be Dropped! In Egypt, Case 173 of 2011, known as the NGO […]

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Web Summit 2021 – Lisbon

At a time of great uncertainty for many industries and, indeed, the world itself, the conference gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers, and heads of state to ask a simple question: Where to next? This conference addresses issues post-pandemic technologies, and includes guests such as Frances Haugen, The Facebook Whistleblower, […]

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Generation Equality Forum 2021

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 […]

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