Linking the Networks – Enhancing Social Media. Strategies to Advance UNSCR1325 in Asia – A Grass Roots Initiative.

JERA International will be at CSW58, joining project partners Isis and APWW in two workshops on Linking the Networks – Enhancing Social Media. Strategies to Advance UNSCR1325 in Asia – A Grass Roots Initiative.      Social Media and Engaging Young Women with UNSCR1325 in Asia, Monday March 10th at 10:30am, Y Hall of the American Convention Centre, 630 2nd Avenue New York City   Raising Young Women’s Voices in the Localisation of UNSC1325 – Linking the Networks Tuesday 11th March, 10:30am, Y Hall of the American Convention Centre, 630 2nd Avenue New York…Read more

Join AWID in Commemorating Feminists and Women Human Right Defenders Who are No Longer with Us

As part of the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender Based Violence (November 25 - December 10, 2013) AWID is building on our Tribute to Feminists and Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) who are no longer with us and whose contributions to the advancement of human rights are very much missed. The tribute was first launched at AWID's 12th International Forum on Women's Rights in Development, held in April 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. You can visit the online exhibit and read more about that commemoration here.   The new version of the tribute will…Read more

International Day of Peace EDUCATION FOR PEACE

"On this International Day of Peace, let us pledge to teach our children the value of tolerance and mutual respect.  Let us invest in the schools and teachers that will build a fair and inclusive world that embraces diversity.  Let us fight for peace and defend it with all our might." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and…Read more

The Economic Impact of the Floods on Women

You are invited to share your stories about issues that have impacted economically upon the quality and safety of your life and factors that may contribute to improving the economic circumstances for women in disaster affected areas. The aim of the consultative forum is to gather women's experiences and to highlight key strategies employed to maintain a living, and share suggestions for ways in which disaster relief can be improved for Australian women affected. For more details about our project: Voices from Flood Plains If you are interested in this project, please join…Read more

Upcoming Events

5 Dec: International Year of Volunteers +10 (IYV+10) Volunteering empowers people to take an active part in development, to take responsibility for the needs of others, and to make an impact in their own lives. Volunteering often starts at home: but together, volunteers can change the world. In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the International Year for Volunteers, two plenary meetings of the sixty-sixth session of the General Assembly shall be devoted to follow-up to Year on or around 5 December 2011. Read More 7-8 Dec: Fifth GA High-level Dialogue on Financing…Read more