Women's Rights - General

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Women's Rights - General


Resources about women's equality in general, including women human rights defenders (WHRDs) and organizations working for women's equality around the world.

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Advancing Gender Equality Through the Budget: Latin American Experiences with Gender-Responsive Budgeting
This Brief begins by presenting an overview of gender inequality and the evolution of GRB in Latin America, before analysing four key features of the Latin American approach to GRB. Given the current lack of evidence on GRB impacts, this Brief…

Al-Raida Journal
Al-Raida, the pioneering Arab Journal on gender issues, first published in May 1976, amplifies the voices of and sheds light on the lived experiences of women in the Arab region by promoting scholarship on and by Arab women, in addition to providing…

Association of Women Committees for Social Work (AWCSW)
A leading Palestinian non-profit nongovernmental Women's rights- organization, that is mainly involved in empowering Palestinian women and girls, aiming for gender equality and the eradication of all forms of discrimination against women and girls. …

Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW)
The Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW) is a registered, non-profit national women’s rights non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 1998 by women lawyers who had common goals and a shared purpose to confront the low awareness of…

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…

Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights
An independent, non-partisan and non-governmental organization dedicated to supporting women in their struggle to research her full rights and establish gender equality.

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.
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