October 17, 2018

Solidarity Statement with Mai El Shamy

Solidarity Statement The signatories are in solidarity with Mai El Shamy as she is prevented from going into the institution where she works The under signatories […]
August 29, 2018

“Males Only” Job Vacancy Announcement: A Flagrant Violation of Women’s Right to Work

“On August 20th, 2018, the Arab Network for Research and Publishing – Egypt has posted to its Facebook page an announcement for the job vacancy of […]
August 26, 2018

Workshop on Including Women in Trade Union Action General Trade Union of Building and Woodwork

In collaboration with New Woman Foundation, the General Trade Union of Building and Woodwork has organized workshop on Friday, August 16th 2018 entitled “Methods of Applying Gender […]
July 16, 2018

WCLAC and Human Rights Watch oral statement to the CEDAW Committee on the State of Palestine’s Report, 70th session

Thank you, Madam Chair. For this statement, I speak on behalf of the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling and Human Rights Watch. Palestine acceded […]
July 14, 2018

The NGO’s Forum to Combat Violence Against Women (Al-Muntada) CEDAW Committee on the State of Palestine’s Report 70 session July 9, 2018

Thank you, Madam Chair. This statement is on behalf of (Al-Muntada) representing 17 organizations. Violence against women and girls in the Palestinian society reflects the outcome […]
June 19, 2018

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict 19 June

Background Definition and prevalence The term “conflict-related sexual violence” refers to rape, sexual slavery, forced prostitution, forced pregnancy, forced abortion, enforced sterilization, forced marriage and any […]
June 3, 2018

CSW’62 Document: Challenges and Opportunities for Achieving Gender Equality and Empowering Rural Girls and Women

By: Nevine Ebeid Each year, the United Nations issues a document of its CSW session; likewise, CSW’62 document on challenges and impediments facing achievement of gender […]
May 26, 2018

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 23 May

We can end fistula Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. It is a hole between the […]
May 19, 2018

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

18 May 2018 Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Ravina Shamdasani Location: Geneva Subject: (2) Sudan Discrimination and violence, including sexual violence, against […]