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11
Sep
2015

Black Lives Matter’s stated mission is to broaden the conversation around state violence to include all of the ways in which Black people are intentionally left powerless at the hands of the state, including the state’s impoverishment of...

30
Aug
2015

The Forum will bring together South Asian feminists including PWESCR’s Leadership Institute Leaders from South Asia to discuss and debate with creativity, passion and rigour the strategies for a regional women’s network to advance women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR). The Forum...

26
Aug
2015

Struggles for women’s rights related to housing, land and property (HLP) reinforce the interdependence of economic, political, social, civil and cultural rights while highlighting the disproportionate impacts suffered by women and the gender-specific ways in which...

25
Aug
2015

The International Centre for Ethnic Studies in collaboration with the Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR) is pleased to invite you to a...

19
Jun
2015
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The numerous forms of violence that are exercised against women pose an obstacle to their individual development, violate their rights and limit their freedoms. Violence against women blocks the

18
Jun
2015

Advancing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR):

The role of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on ESCR in securing access to justice at all levels

Welcome remarks: H.E Mr. Pedro Nuno ...

16
Jun
2015

This workshop is part of a series of regional learning dialogues and strategy meetings that the ESCR-Net Women and ESCR Working Group is facilitating (with the first in Mexico, in November 2014). The workshop will bring together more than 30 participants...

11
May
2015

The NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR joined Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the Group of Friends of the OP-ICESCR to celebrate the second anniversary of the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the International...

23
Apr
2015

Welcome: Ivahanna Larrosa, NGO Coalition for the OP-ICESCR

Moderator: Dr. Mabassa Fall, FIDH Representative to the African Union

Keynote Speaker:  Commissioner Mahamed Khalfallah, Chair of Working Group on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights-ACHPR...

18
Mar
2014

Women's ESCR: A Vital Framework for Fulfilling the MDGs

14
Mar
2012

View the final report from the session on OP-ICESCR ratification organized as a part of the Social Rights Litigation Workshop held in South Africa on 12-14 March 2012.