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 […]
By Lisa Lunga, National Youth Co-ordinator Women’s Comfort Corner Foundation conducted a Monitoring and Mentoring session on 02nd of January 2019 – 03rd of January, 2019 at Epworth High School, Harare. The purpose was to assess the impact of WCCF training programme conducted in November – December 2018 during the sixteen days of activism. There were […]
Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations. In our world today violence against women and girls remains largely unreported due to impunity, silence, stigma and shame surrounding it but also due to lack of political will by governments to implement relevant policies to help victims. […]
The #MeToo, which was among the top trends on Twitter these days, also saw widespread outrage on different platforms during the 16 Days of Activism Campaign.
We believe the elimination of violence can only be realized with the understanding that aggression against one woman is abuse against all women. The individual cannot be separated from the community and therefore national epidemics of violence have a global impact.
Despite strong instruments and analyses, we do not see change on the ground. What is really needed is a political will to accelerate implementation, change mentalities and ensure women’s and girls’ rights.
Gender parity is essential in the struggle for equality, and it is the best way to overcome the resistance to women’s right that exists everywhere. The Secretary General is preparing a road map to gender parity thoughout the UN System by 2030
Women Empowerment and Human Resource Development Centre of India (WHI) celebrated the Women’s Day on March 8th in association with International Women’s Peace Group ( IWPG), International Alliance of Women, LBS institute of technology for women, All India Women’s Conference ( AIWC) , Chirayin Keezhu branch and Sandepani school . The celebration included a peace rally […]
Femicide is globally recognized as one of the gravest violations of human rights and gender-based killings as the most serious form of gender-based violence. Report from a symposium held in Vienna on International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women