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Should United Nations Peacekeepers be prohibited from having sex with female civilians in the country they’re deployed in? Interview with Olivera Simic - former Legal Fellow of NEWW.

2013-01-05 19:44:25 / 1826 readings


Call for application. Dubrovnik, IUC, 27 – 31 May, 2013.  

2013-01-01 19:20:59 / 1721 readings

18. Anne Klein Women’s Award 2013: Lepa Mladjenovic, Serbian Women’s and Human Rights Activist

Lepa Mladjenovic is the winner of the Heinrich Böll Foundation’s Anne Klein Women’s Award. The award ceremony will take place in Berlin on 1 March 2013. The prize money is 10.000 €EURO.

2012-12-26 16:38:24 / 1579 readings

19. Gender and Transformation in Europe Workshop

We invite speakers to submit proposals for our Friday afternoon talks for Spring 2013. The  meetings are from 4:30-6:00 PM at the NYU Center for European Studies in Manhattan in Greenwich Village.

2012-12-25 20:03:08 / 1260 readings

20. Vacancy: EWL Communications & Press Officer (deadline: 10 January 2013)

[Brussels, 06 December 2012] The EWL Secretariat in Brussels is seeking to recruit a Communications and Press Officer. This is a challenging and rewarding post for a multi-skilled and motivated individual. If you are up to the task, download the application form and apply before 10 January 2013!

2012-12-12 11:30:31 / 1318 readings

21. 2012 Call for Proposals of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women

The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women is accepting applications for its 17th grant cycle (2012) from government authorities at the national and local levels, civil society organizations and networks — including non-governmental, women’s and community-based organizations and coalitions and operational research institutions — and UN Country Teams in partnership with governments and civil society organizations.

2012-11-21 21:33:07 / 1247 readings

22. Alina Szapocznikow SCULPTURE UNDONE, 1955-1972 in New York

Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972 is the first extensive, large-scale survey of works by one of Poland's most original and relentlessly experimental artists of the 20th Century.

2012-09-03 15:28:50 / 1451 readings

23. Women’s human rights must be at the centre of the Family Planning Summit: Civil Society Declaration

We, civil society organizations working to promote women’s and young people’s human rights, call on world leaders on the eve of the “Family Planning Summit”, hosted by the UK Government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to ensure that sexual and reproductive health and rights are at the centre of all efforts to meet reproductive health needs, including family planning.

2012-06-21 20:23:16 / 1694 readings

24. International Criminal Court Names Woman as New Prosecutor

June 14 - 2012 - Brussels- The swearing in of the new International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, comes at a time when expectations for international justice are growing, Human Rights Watch said today. Bensouda will be sworn into office on June 15, 2012, as the current prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo, reaches the end of his nine-year term.

2012-06-15 09:52:09 / 1819 readings

25. Canada best G20 country to be a woman, India worst

London, June 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – TrustLaw, a Thomson Reuters Foundation legal news service, today launches a global poll of experts on the worst and best countries for women in the G20.

2012-06-13 20:06:12 / 1410 readings

26. Radmila Karlaš - Writing Justice

Olivera Simic, a former Fellow of NEWW, just published a paper about Radmila, her friend from Bosnia, a writer and former journalist who is under the death threats for her writing against the current regime. The paper is published in the German Law Journal , 'After the War in Bosnia: Radmila's Life Under Handbrake'


2012-06-12 12:32:41 / 1944 readings

27. Sex and Money: Gender Budgeting for Justice and Equality - Session at AWID 2012 Forum

Budgets are statements of values. Gender budgeting is an important tool to ensure that government spending reflects that government’s commitments to women’s human rights. Share, compare, and learn from gender budgeting work in Thailand, Canada, Poland, and the Philippines.

2012-04-03 19:11:36 / 1505 readings

28. UN to Hold World Conference on Women in 2015?

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the president of the 66th session of the UN General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser proposed the idea here of holding a global conference on women’s issues in 2015, 20 years after the last women’s summit held in Beijing.

2012-03-17 16:41:20 / 1892 readings

29. Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. Call for Applications

The goal of the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship is to provide a woman journalist with a transformative experience that will impact her career by offering her the opportunity to conduct research at leading academic institutions and build journalistic skills.

2012-03-14 22:30:50 / 1858 readings

30. Social Watch - Gender Equity Index 2012

Gender Equity Index 2012: The gap has not reached an "acceptable level" in any country!

2012-03-10 13:39:10 / 4228 readings
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