Phnom Penh Police Block Women’s Rights Protest

Women’s rights advocates were trying to ride bicycles across Cambodia’s capital to mark International Women’s Day. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo Radio Free Asia official site: http://rfa.org Follow Radio Free Asia: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Through objective, timely Read More …

UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet on the International Women’s Day Centennial

This year marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. Commemorated annually worldwide, this day celebrates ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. It is also a time to reflect on Read More …

Shareen Gokal (AWID): Overview of religious fundamentalisms & impact on women’s rights

Shareen Gokal, Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID): Overview of religious fundamentalisms & impact on women’s rights Plenary speech Africa-Canada Forum (ACF) and Institute of African Studies conference, “Religious Fundamentalisms & Women’s Rights in sub-Saharan Africa” 21 April 2015 Read More …

Women’s Agency of Religiosity: Bridging the Religious-Secular Divide on Women’s Rights

http://www.warpreventioninitiative.org Women as agents of their own religiosity – bridging the religious-secular divide on women’s rights. Sheherazade Jafari, Doctoral candidate at American University, discusses her observations while working on her dissertation regarding the experiences of and partnerships between religious and Read More …

From Campaign to Monitoring: Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

Site: http://www.lawyerscollective.org This documentary depicts the challenging process undertaken by Lawyers Collective in conjunction with other women’s rights organizations, towards coalition creation and consensus building on drafting and implementing the domestic violence law. It also reflects our engagement with other Read More …

Disrupting Institutional Rules and Organizational Practices for Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

Speaker: Aruna Rao Chair: Naila Kabeer Recorded on 24 January 2014 in TW1 G.01, Tower One. We are pleased to announce that Aruna Rao, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Gender at Work, will be delivering a lunchtime seminar. How can Read More …