Month: March 2017

Abolishing Slavery and its Contemporary Forms

Abolishing Slavery and its Contemporary Forms

Author: David Weissbrodt & Michael Dottridge

This document provides a comprehensive review of existing treaty and customary law covering all the traditional and contemporary slavery-related practices and relevant monitoring mechanisms.

Posted in Women’s Rights Legislation

Translating Women’s Participation in Politics into Critical Actions and Influence

Author: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance |

This document provides a record of the Inter-Regional Seminar on Women’s Political Empowerment discussions and subsequent conclusions and decisions.

Posted in Legislative Resources

Women’s Rights are Human Rights

Women's Rights are Human Rights

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

This publication provides an introduction to women’s human rights, beginning with the main provisions in international human rights law and going on to explain particularly relevant concepts for fully understanding these rights.

Posted in Women’s Rights Legislation

Small Victories Issue 13

Small Victories Issue 13

Your weekly dose of positivity for March 25 – 31.

Posted in Blog, Small Victories

Empowering Women for Stronger Political Parties: A Good Practices Guide to Promote Women’s Political Participation

Empowering Women for Stronger Political Parties

Author: Julie Billington |
This guide identifies specific actions that political parties can take to empower women’s political leadership.

Posted in Campaign Resources

Unleashing Potential For Progress: Campaign Schools for Women Candidates in Sierra Leone

Unleashing Potential For Progress

Author: The Campaign for Good Governance, The National Democratic Institute, & The UN Development Programme |
This campaign toolkit for women political candidates aims to help equip women with the skills needed to build a base of support and win their election.

Posted in Campaign Resources

We Need a War on Military Sexual Harassment

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President Trump should make time to publicly confront the Marines Corps nude photo scandal, says a survivor of military sexual assault.

Posted in Blog, Kori Cioca

Small Victories Issue 12

Small Victories Issue 12

Your weekly dose of positivity for March 19-24.

Posted in Blog, Small Victories

Strategies for Policymakers: Bringing Women into Government

Strategies for Policymakers: Bringing Women into Government

Author: Institute for Inclusive Security |
The Strategies for Policymakers series condenses a decade of research and direct input from leading peace builders into concise recommendations for ensuring the extensive involvement of women in peace processes.

Posted in Campaign Resources

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