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
#RatifyILO190 is a central demand of this year’s Global 16 Days Campaign that aims to mobilize women, across movements, to collectively take action in advancing the ratification and implementation of the newly adopted ILO instruments: Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019
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.
This has been a historic year for women’s rights. On June 21, 2019, governments, along with representatives of workers and employers from around the world, adopted a new ILO convention that establishes global standards to end violence and harassment in
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
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
States must live up to their commitments to protect women human rights defenders, who are increasingly under attack and inadequately protected, a group of UN human rights experts* said.
The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is accepting applications for its 22nd grant cycle (2018). Civil society organizations are invited to submit grant proposals for a minimum of US$50,000 up to a maximum of US$1 million
The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution on sexual harassment, the first of its kind at the world body. The resolution adopted on Monday serves as a normative framework on work against sexual harassment, urging
Human Rights Watch interview women who are able to share their experiences working in the farm. Unfortunately, due to their immigration status, they are often forced to tolerated the horrible conditions at work