International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014

International Conference on Sustainable Development 2014 South Africa Protea Hotel Water Front Richards Bay Corner of Bridgetown and Pioneer Roads, Tuzi Gazi Waterfront, Richards Bay 3900, South AfricaDecember 02 - 03, 2014 Important Dates: Last Day to submit Abstract / Paper / Presentation - November 5, 2014 Last date to Issue Notification of acceptance - November 10, 2014 Last date to submit final paper and authors' registration - November 15, 2014Note: Abstracts/Papers, acceptances issued on a rolling basis until November 05, 2014. Please submit your Abstract/Paper early as possible QUICK LINKS - South AfricaCall…Read more

ISIS International Newsletter – 20 Years after Beijing

  an Isis International e-newsletter, offers news, information and commentary on women’s activism and rights around the globe Isis International takes its name from Isis, an ancient mother goddess, who symbolizes creativity, knowledge and women’s power. Our logo is the symbol of women open to give and receive knowledge, creativity and empowerment.   20 years after Beijing Feminists and women activists prepare for the Beijing+20 Asia-Pacific review   The 3rd Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, August 18-30, 2014 Women continue to lobby and push governments for full…Read more

Put women’s rights at the center of development!

AWID is conducting a twitterthon calling on CSW 58 to put women's rights at the center of development! The Associatin for Women’s Rights in Development are happy to report that Niger Delta Women's Movement for Peace and Development; The Mercedes Parra Foundation for Women and Girls; International Association for Women of Color Day; Population Matters; Women Inspiration Development Center; ICW El Salvador (Comunidad Internacional de Mujeres Viviendo con VIH y SIDA) and many more individual members have joined  the call. We only have 10 days left until the twitterthon so don't forget to…Read more

Syrian Women in Jordan Face Economics of Survival

Prepared by their culture to stay home with the children, single female heads of household are ill-equipped for refugee life in the cities of Jordan. Survival sex, domestic violence and early marriage are all part of the coping effort. Amman, Mafraq and Ramtha, JORDAN (WOMENSENEWS)--Salwa Eqta has two mattresses and a small collection of pots that she cannot use because her home has no kitchen or running water. One mattress she used to share with husband, before he went back to Syria. The other mattress is for her twin daughters, Rawan and Rana,…Read more
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