It is committed to promoting the rights of women within the framework of Islam. Their principels are: a) The universal and Islamic values of equality, non-discrimination, justice and dignity as the basis of all human relations. b)Full and equal citizenship, including full participation in all aspects of society, as the right of every individual. b) Marriage and family relations based on equality and justice, with men and women sharing equal rights and responsibilities.
Its main purpose is to produce, organize, and disseminate knowledge about sexuality from a human rights perspective, in order to help fight gender inequality and to contribute to the struggle against the discrimination of sexual minorities in the region.
Migrants are commonly seen as both unwanted intruders and powerless victims, but Laura Agustin own ideas work to break down this duality and think about power in different ways. Laura Agustín writes as a lifelong migrant and sometime worker in both nongovernmental and academic projects about sex, travel and work.
GL is committed with media, governance and gender justice. Working with partners at local, national, regional and international level to promote gender equality in and through the media and effective campaigns for ending gender violence, HIV and AIDS.
Korea Women's Association United (KWAU)
KWAU carries out activities to enact laws needing to be established for the promotion of women's rights and women's welfare and for the revision of gender discriminatory laws. South Korea.
Lebanese Council to Resist Violence Against Women (LCRVAW)
LCRVAW was founded in Beirut in March 1997. The Council was established in response to the alarming rate of violent acts against women in Lebanon, and the lack of legal and social support for victims of such crimes. The Council aims at carrying the concept of violence from private to public awareness. This with the goal of influencing public opinion to reject and condemn violence, as well as work on legislating laws for the protection of abused women.
International feminist magazine with authors from all over the world. Offices in South Africa, Uruguay and Germany.
National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW)
The NUEW seeks to ensure that all Eritrean women confidently stand for their rights and equally participate in the political, economic, social, and cultural spheres of the contry and share the benefitis.
Women’s groups from the movimento negro in Brazil are disappointed with the Racial Equality Statute recently passed in that country. Jurema Werneck from Criola, a black women’s NGO that confronts racism, sexism and homophobia, explains why.
AWID has compiled a useful reference tool for women human rights defenders
The compilation lists research materials dealing with the security and protection of defenders, resources that women activists can consult concerning their wellbeing and self-care, manuals dealing with how to document and monitor violations of women’s rights, as well as manuals on the rights and mechanisms available to women human rights defenders at risk.
Strengthening policy analysis and advocacy on Gender, Economic and Climate Justice in Africa
A regional consultation and training institute on Gender, Economic and Environmental Justice (GEEJ) will be held in Accra, Ghana from 20-23 November 2010. This meeting is convened by Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), in collaboration with Third World Network-Africa (TWN-Africa).
Some 50 civil society organisations from all over the world claimed this week for the creation of an Intergovernmental Commission on International Cooperation on Tax Matters to protect nations from abusive practices, including evasion and the race to the bottom in corporate taxation. The claim is headed by the international networks of development groups Eurodad, CIDSE, ActionAid, Christian Aid and the Tax Justice Network (TJN), and the Danish group Ibis.