Climate and gender justice are not stand-alone issues

Climate and gender justice are not stand-alone issues

The 66th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women is now underway. This is the UN’s principal intergovernmental body for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment. This year the focus will be on the interconnection between climate change and gender...
We must be agents of change and resistance

We must be agents of change and resistance

Since 1991, from 25th November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) until 10th December (Human Rights Day), communities around the world have mobilised for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. The dates are significant,...

CEDAW – 40 years as a superhero of women’s human rights

You probably know the phrase “Women’s Rights are Human Rights”, one of the favourite slogans of the feminist movement in the 80s and 90s. It is perhaps most notably known from Hilary Rodham Clinton’s landmark speech at the Beijing Conference 1995. It may have been a...