21 November 2014 – Child marriage holds back 15 million girls a year, or about 41,000 a day, denying them fundamental rights and undermining their future. If there is no reduction in child marriage, 1.2 billion girls will marry as children by 2050 – equivalent to the entire […]
by Janice G Foerde, chairwoman, KULU-Women and Development (KULU) Many nice words about global progress on gender equality and women’s/girls’ rights as well as UN member states’ national results were heard at the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women’s on implementing the […]
WIDE+ supports statement on recognising women’s rights in UNHRC Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other People Living in Rural Areas.
From 2 to 6 February, 2015, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Working Group on the Rights of Peasants and People living in Rural Areas met during their Second Session. PWESCR (the Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights) in India along with several civil society […]