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..
On March 15th, the Center for Social Research in India organized an event on the occasion of the UN Women’s Commission 65th Session. Virtual Activism has been invited to the panel. The event is entitled Digital Safety and Citizenship Development. The speakers were: Dr. Ranjana Kumari, director of the Center for Social Research Anne Collier, […]Read more..