National Education Policy of India – suggestions for promoting gender equity

Suggestions for educational standards for promoting gender equity and women empowerment in public education in India Report by Empowerment and Human Resource Development of India, an affiliate of IAW. MOBILITY The National Education Policy of India released in 2019 rightly addresses some foundational issues in Indian education system regarding gender. The lessons from Indian experience […]

Pakistan Real Time

PAKISTAN REAL TIME  Do We Not Bleed? Reflections of a 21st Century Pakistani Mehr Tarar Aleph Rs 599 Most people are aware of the scenario in present day Pakistan – a world of fanaticism and patriarchy where women are at risk. In Do We Not Bleed Mehr Tarar puts together real case histories of people, […]

Adjoa Thérèse AKAKPO, President of La Colombe in Togo wins prize.

Ms. Adjoa Thérèse AKAKPO, President of IAW associate La Colombe in Togo, is among the 10 winners of the Prize of Women’s Creativity in Rural Life – 2019 organized by the Women’s World Summit Foundation based in Geneva. In the 2019 Prize Brochure she is presented in the following way: Adjoe Akabo is a pioneer […]

Women’s strike in Switzerland June 14 2019

Flashes on the biggest political demonstration in Switzerland’s recent history!  It sets a clear signal for rapid progress in gender equality – looking back we from ADF-SVF Suisse fully agree with Union Syndicale Suisse, that 14 June 2019 will be the biggest political demonstration in Switzerland’s recent history. The rallies reached historic dimensions in all […]

Message from Sizani Ngubane

I am sending you this message with very deep sadness. Our government passed the Traditional Courts Bill. We started fighting against this bill in 1998 before it was introduced to national parliament – at a time when the South African Law Reform Commission was conducting research on the Role and Functions of traditional leaders in a […]

The Lives of Freda- The political, spiritual and personal journeys of Freda Bedi

The Lives of Freda The political, spiritual and personal journeys of Freda Bedi Andrew Whitehead Speaking Tiger INR 499/ A Hollywood star and a Buddhist nun – a combination that seems rather strange unless you consider Richard Gere. In this case the movie star is Kabir Bedi, famed for cameos in the James Bond Octopussy and […]