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
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, 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 emergency motion to General Assembly of European Women’s Lobby (EWL) 31th May 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.
Women’s rights and gender equality are central to the world’s attainment of equality, sustainability, development and peace (Beijing Platform for Action)
A study of how women feel about testifying at the ICC shows that what can be the very intimidating act of testifying against those who have committed the most heinous crimes can – when done properly – be a safe and even empowering experience
IAW President Joanna Manganara calls on all members of the Alliance to take part in the campaign to end violence against women under this year’s motto: From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women.