Call for action

International Alliance of Women urges women to provide input to the call for information on (lack of) implementation of regional and international standards on violence against women

Help her live when giving life

Saturday, March 12, 2016 was a sad day in Cameroon: a pregnant woman called Monique Koumate was left to die on the steps of a reference hospital in Cameroon because she had no money to pay for treatment as relatives tried in vain to deliver twins alive. CEFAP immediately decided to launch a project to save at least poor pregnant women

Femicide

Femicide, according to the UN, is the extreme and ultimate manifestation of existing forms of violence against women in patriarchal societies. Crimes of this kind reinforce the idea that women are sexual objects and belong to men

IAW Newsletter December 2015

In the December Newsletter from IAW, Lyna Castillo-Javier reports from the official commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.