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Webinar: Nuestro activismo feminista y el Grupo de Trabajo sobre la discriminación contra las mujeres y niñas

Hace 10 años el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU creó al Grupo de Trabajo sobre Discriminación contra las mujeres y niñas. ¿Sabías que éste es uno de los mecanismos para la protección de los derechos de las mujeres más progresistas? ¡Celebremos juntas el décimo aniversario de este importante mecanismo de derechos humanos! La Alianza Feminista por los Derechos […]

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FAR: Amplifying women’s voices at the UN

On March 5th, UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka presented UN Women’s newest report “Women’s rights in review 25 years after Beijing”, on March 5th New York City. The Feminist Alliance for Rights was invited to reflect on the role of the feminist movement in this journey.  Our colleague Anya Victoria, Senior Program Coordinator of FAR, took this opportunity to […]

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Beijing +25, 2020

In 2020, the international community will celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women held in 1995 and adoption of the  Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA), which is often hailed as the most comprehensive and visionary international agenda for the empowerment of women and girls to date. Through the Beijing Platform for Action, 189 governments committed to take […]

Economic & Social Rights

FAR welcomes the report of the WGDAWG on the Causes of Deprivation of Liberty and the Extension of Its Mandate

In June 2019, the report Women deprived of liberty was released by the Working Group on discrimination against women and girls­, one of the two special procedures of the Human Rights Council (HRC) comprised of independent human rights experts with mandates to specifically report and advise on women’s human rights. This report is an essential analysis to understand the underlying […]

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HLPF 2017 – Where Civil Society Appeals Fall On Deaf Ears

Ever since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), July at the UN in New York becomes a vibrant space for intersections of both grassroots and international organizations that constitute civil society to jostle with governments and  a host of other actors from UN and other entities. This is the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), a massive […]

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UN Expert Meeting Synergizes Around SDG 5 and Agenda 2030

Ahead of next month’s High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), UN Women and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) brought together an expert group meeting on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5: to “achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls,” as a contribution to the in-depth review of the goal at the 2017 HLPF. […]

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High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2017 – July 10 – 19, 2017

High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in 2017 Download the Schedule: DRAFT_PROGRAMME_HLPF United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Monday, 10 […]