WIZO’s pioneering work in preventing domestic violence 

This Newsweek article (full text below) tells the story of WIZO Israel’s Violent Men’s Hotline, the only one in Israel and one of a few in the world, offering guidance and counselling to thousands of men caught in the cycle of domestic violence, preventing untold suffering to women, children and families. The article was written by Avi […]

Statement by IAW at the 72nd World Health Assembly 2019

International Alliance of Women, IAW, focuses on Women’s rights, including their sexual and reproductive health rights. Girls’ chances to thrive and transform their lives are often reduced at an early age due to the lack of health education, particularly menstrual health management. According to UNICEF1, UNESCO2 and WHO3 about one in 10 girls in Africa, […]

CFUW: Statement for CSW63

Promoting Gender Equality through Quality Public Education Systems and Services Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. Education is essential in achieving gender equality. Education can ensure better health outcomes for women and girls, reduce child marriage, narrow the pay gap and empower women […]

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Accountability on Women’s Human Rights

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to […]

The Legal System: Chained to the Male Ego

September 2018 was a dismal period in American History.  More precisely in the scripting of the feminist American History.  While Democrats and Republicans battled over Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, an ultra conservative Justice, to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court of the United States, the public had a front row ticket […]

“Telling Our Stories: Immigrant Women’s Resilience”. 

At the time the graphic novel was written these 4 survivors had probably no knowledge of the #MeToo campaign or the “Times Up” movement. That language had not yet entered the social consciousness. What they did know was that the emotional and physical attacks directed at them were the opposite of kindness or justice.