By Feminist Antimilitarist Network, Colombia The Feminist Antimilitarist Network collectively constructs analysis, mobilization, and feminist pedagogies. It vindicates life amid a narrative for death and patriarchal violence; a challenge that has become the horizon for social and political action since
By Jeeva M About the Author Jeeva M is the General Secretary of Tamil Nadu Textile and Common Labour Union (TTCU), a Dalit women-led trade union, representing 11,000 women workers in Tamil Nadu, India. Jeeva, who hails from the Dalit
By Hasnaa Mokhtar, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Women’s Global Leadership About the Author Hasnaa Mokhtar is the Postdoctoral Associate at Rutgers University’s Center for Women’s Global Leadership. She holds a Ph.D. from Clark University and her dissertation focused on
By Cassandra Waters, Senior Gender Specialist, Solidarity Center About the Author Cassandra Waters is the Senior Gender Specialist at the Solidarity Center, the largest U.S.-based international worker rights organization partnering directly with workers and their unions, where she supports organizing
By Eugenia D’Angelo, Executive Director, Mundosur About the Author Eugenia D’ Angelo is a Lawyer and PhD student in Human Rights, Carlos III University, Madrid. She is the coordinator of the Latin American Network against Gender Violence. She is also
This is a guest post contributed by Kadian Crawford, a rising third-year law student at the University of Miami School of Law and fellow with the Human Rights Clinic, and Denisse Córdova Montes, a human rights lawyer and Practitioner-in-Residence
This is a guest post contributed by Catherine Harrington, the associate director at the Women’s Refugee Commission and campaign manager of the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights, a coalition of national and international NGOs, UN agencies, academics, and civil society partners.
19 December 2019, NEW YORK: UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) from Rutgers University to work towards eliminating all forms of gender-based violence.
The theme for the 2019 Global 16 Days Campaign is ending Gender-Based Violence in the World of Work. With the historic adoption of the International Labour Organization (ILO) instrument – Violence and Harassment Convention 190 (along with Violence and Harassment Recommendation 206)
By Nata Duvvury, Carol Ballantine and Caroline Forde The world has woken up to the realities of violence in the home and in private relationships. Research comprehensively demonstrates that more than one in three women worldwide will experience intimate partner