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 Campaign Manager of the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights, Women’s Refugee Commission. The links between discrimination against women in social, political, and economic life and gender-based violence are well-documented. These
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
9 November 2019 NAIROBI : The Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) will take part in the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) – the Nairobi Summit in Kenya from 12-14 November 2019. Convened by
The 2019 Global 16 Days Campaign Advocacy Guide was developed by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership to support and strengthen efforts by advocates worldwide in engaging, mobilizing and scaling up efforts to end gender-based violence.
21 June 2019, New York: The International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention and Recommendation on ending violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work – adopted today in Geneva at the International Labour Conference has been applauded
The Platform of independent United Nations and regional expert mechanisms on violence against women and women’s rights have released a statement regarding the upcoming International Labour Organization (ILO) instrument on violence and harassment in the world of work, and
3 May 2019: The Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers University today commemorates World Press Freedom Day by applauding the work of Women Journalists around the world in reporting on gender-based violence (GbV). “Women journalists have made a