Today, thousands of organizations and individuals around the world are demanding an end to gender-based violence in their communities as a part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign. Each year, the campaign begins on November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of...Read more
Today, thousands of organizations and individuals around the world are demanding an end to gender-based violence in their communities as a part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign. Each year, the campaign begins on November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of...Read more
Last week in Mexico City, Regional Advocacy Officer Flor Hunt attended the Consultation of the Americas, “A New Culture of Health in the School Context.” The meeting brought together the Ministers of Education and other health and education experts from fifteen Latin American and Caribbean...Read more
Inspirational people are everywhere around us. Some of them are responsible for amazing inventions that have changed our world forever. Others have made contributions to building nations, strengthening communities, and advocating peace. However, we often don't need to look too far because the...Read more
On March 26th, the Women’s Major Group delivered the following intervention during the Third Intersessional meeting of the UNCSD to discuss the upcoming Rio+20 convening in June: We, the Women’s Major Group, are deeply concerned about the pace and state of the negotiations of the past week. Let me...Read more
A report presented to the United Nations General Assembly this morning by Anand Grover, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health, which exposes the adverse effects criminalization and legal restrictions have on various health issues, is an important milestone for those working to promote sexual...Read more