Women's Rights - General

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Women's Rights - General


Women's rights, women's equality, gender equality, gender equity, gender discrimination, women's human rights defenders (WHRDs)


Resources about women's equality in general, including organizations working for women's equality around the world.

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Challenging corporate power: Struggles for women’s rights, economic and gender justice
Outlines the ways in which large national and transnational corporations are impacting the lives of women and oppressed peoples and offers insights into their strategies of resistance.

Changing their World: Concepts and practices of women’s movements
This compilation of case studies highlights the origins, structures, strategies, and impacts of various women's movements around the world.

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
On 18 December 1979, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. The Convention was the culmination of more than thirty years of work by the United Nations…

They aim to be a catalyst for change. They seek a world where there is gender justice, ecological sustainability, peace, freedom, equality and human rights.

Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM)
A multiethnic and multicultural non-governmental organisation committed to removing discrimination against women through institutional reforms and attitudinal changes, by means of core programmes as well as innovative approaches.

JASS: Just Associates
As a global women-led human rights network of activists, popular educators and scholars in 31 countries, we work to ensure women leaders are more confident, better organized, louder and safer as they take on some of the most critical human rights…

Our Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders' Holistic Approach to Protection
This publication provides a reflection on the complex situations of women who face threats and violations as a result of their work defending human rights.

Recommendations to Enhance the Protection and Security of Women Human Rights Defenders
This set of recommendations seeks to address the need for an integrated concept of security that goes beyond just the physical protection of the individual.

Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation: 13 Insights for Women's Organizations
Thirteen key insights into how women’s rights organizations and movements can strengthen capacity to track and assess the contribution of our organizations and interventions.

Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation for Women’s Rights: 12 Insights for Donors
These twelve insights into how to develop more effective monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems are important for those engaged in women’s rights and empowerment work at the grassroots, national, regional, and global level.
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