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AWID's thoughts regarding the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3).

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) ...

The Philippines found responsable for serious violations of women's rights, according to UN CEDAW and human rights groups

The campaign "A Father does not rape" try to make visible the figures of sexual violence in the family, calling against impunity and for new masculinities

During the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, APWLD, AWID, CRR, CWGL, CLADEM, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center, LRC, and other Members disseminated factsheets and papers addressing realization of women’s ESC rights and substantive equality in the Post-2015 context.

In the framework of the 58 session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 58) the Women and ESCR Working Group organized a series of events and meetings gathering several members of the group who where participating at this major UN event that addresses women’s issues

The Association of Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) and the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC), which includes many additional ESCR-Net Members, released the publication “Our Right to Safety: Holistic Approach to Protection”.

Urging full access to contraceptive and family planning services, the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) praised the governments of Argentina, Denmark, Ethiopia and Morocco for their leadership on this issue within the United Nations Human Rights Council. 

Please find this questionnaire on the main advances and challenges women face in the exercise of their economic, social, and cultural rights free from all forms of discrimination from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).