Category: Women, Human Rights & Empowerment

Supporting creation of institutional platform of 45 million women for social and economic empowerment in rural India: The National Rural Livelihoods Mission

SUBMITTED BY PARMESH SHAH ON FRI, 06/16/2017 CO-AUTHORS: VIVEK PRASAD , MRINALINI PENUMAKA In the early morning at Dadar station in metropolitan Mumbai, a common sight is unloading of tons of jasmine and marigold flowers packed in jute sacks. Flowers come from Jawhar block located in the district […]

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W O M E N ARE THE REASONS!

W O M E N ARE THE REASONS! There is a reason nature was made! There is a reason women bear the symbolic representation of nature! There is a reason that nature is most appropriately personalized as she/her. There is a reason ships are called after women! There […]

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Opinion: Women in the Face of Climate Change

By Renee Juliene Karunungan Renee Juliene Karunungan, 25, is the advocacy director of Dakila, a group of artists, students, and individuals in the Philippines committed to working towards social change, which has been campaigning for climate justice since 2009. Karunungan, who is also a climate tracker for the Adopt […]

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Joint NGO Letter: Human Rights Situation in Sudan

Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council   Excellency, We write to share our serious concerns about the deteriorating human rights situation in Sudan, marked by harsh political repression and continued impunity. There is increasing evidence that Sudanese security forces are committing […]

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