Letter to UNECE, Member States and UN agencies on UNECE RFSD 2020-endorsed by IAW

Leaving no one behind is the central, transformative promise of the 2030 Agenda and its SDGs. However, by scaling down the RFSD as it is now proposed, UNECE is consciously choosing to leave the essential participation of civil society behind.  Therefore, civil society organisations are urging the rescheduling of the UNECE RFSD 2020 to guarantee […]

International Women’s Day March 8, 2018

“In our context, a rural area is a place or area with no modern or better infrastructure for example; no access to modern roads, running/piped water, no modern markets or shopping malls, schools, hospitals.” Rwanda

Corporations and Globalization – Women’s Human Rights

Globalization may have resulted in new avenues of growth, but it has also created the widest gap in history between the very rich and the very poor, with a very negative impact on women. Moreover it has increased dramatically the power of multinational corporations as agents in the international development field. But can corporations be a force of empowerment for women?

Evaluation of CSW 60

Mainstreaming gender equality, women’s and girls’ human rights and the empowerment of women in the entire 2030 Agenda is not enough to achieve the transformative changes that the 2030 Agenda must ensure.