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Women’s peace organizations in Colombia

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The women’s movement in Colombia has steadfastly called for peace throughout more than five decades of civil war. Together, these… Read More »

Women’s role in the Colombian Peace Process

Women’s role in the Colombian Peace Process

The women’s movement in Colombia has engaged in advocacy at the local, regional, national and international level to demand their… Read More »

Join us online as Laureate Jody Williams travels to Colombia & Guatemala!

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Join us online from April 27 – May 7 as Nobel laureate Jody Williams travels to Colombia and Guatemala! After… Read More »

Nakia: Reflections from Social Work Day at the UN

Nakia: Reflections from Social Work Day at the UN

I recently attended Social Work Day at the United Nations along with almost 700 students, teachers and social work practitioners… Read More »

Crackdown on women’s right’s organizations in Egypt

Crackdown on women’s right’s organizations in Egypt

The Egyptian government has escalated measures to intimidate and suppress civil society organizations and women’s groups. Many civil society organizations have been impacted,… Read More »

New shelter in Iraq for Yazidi women

New shelter in Iraq for Yazidi women

The Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) has opened a shelter in Dohuk, a city in Iraqi Kurdistan, for Yazidi women… Read More »

First ICC conviction for rape as weapon of war

First ICC conviction for rape as weapon of war

In a landmark trial, the International Criminal Court (ICC) convicted former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba of crimes against humanity… Read More »

Zika: Women’s sexual and reproductive rights violated

Zika: Women’s sexual and reproductive rights violated

The Zika virus has re-opened the debate surrounding strict discriminatory laws against women’s sexual and reproductive rights in Latin America…. Read More »

Five years later: Women key to peace in Syria

Five years later: Women key to peace in Syria

March marked the 5th anniversary of the war in Syria. The Geneva peace talks on Syria now include more seats… Read More »

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