In the Context of the Commission on the Status of Women ’22, VA’s executive director, Marlyn Tadros, participated in the Arab States MENA Regional Caucus. Climate Change was one of the top issues on the agenda.Read more..
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..