This year’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘breaking the bias‘, and is about working towards a world free of stereotypes and discrimination that is diverse, equitable and inclusive. The International Women’s Day website is the go-to hub for everything IWD and provides detailed information, guidance and free resources. International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global […]Read more..
From the Generation Equality forum website: “The Generation Equality Forum is a civil society–centred, global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France. Kicking off in Mexico City, Mexico, on 29–31 March 2021, and culminating in Paris, France, in June 2021, the Forum will secure a set of concrete, ambitious, […]Read more..
We Must Support WHRDs and Protect Civic Space For immediate release. March 15, 2021 Joint statement by the following organizations on Afghanistan, Iran and Egypt – in English, Farsi and Arabic.Read more..
Protect Civic Space – Egypt Sample tweets Egypt’s gov must end systematic harassment, pressures & threats against NGOs. We urge Egyptian authorities to immediately stop targeting WHRDs w/ asset freezes, travel bans, arbitrary detention, & prison sentences. #SupportWHRDs #ProtectCivicSpace #IWD2021 On #IWD2021 we stand in solidarity with #WHRDs and gender equality activists in Egypt. We […]Read more..
Protect Civic Space in Afghanistan Sample tweets: On #IWD2021 we call for the end to the killing of women activists and journalists in Afghanistan. This impunity must end and those responsible must be held accountable. Process & talks with Taliban have many worried that women’s hard won rights may suffer setbacks in Afghanistan. But Afghan […]Read more..