Equality, Development and Peace: 2015 and Beyond
In preparation for the 59th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in March 2015, CWGL drafted a statement to encourage UN Member States to fulfill their human rights obligations toward the full realization of women’s rights.
CWGL referenced in "Gender and poverty interventions: 5 ways to get it right in 2015," by Sylvia Chant & Gwendolyn Beetham, Devex!
Attention Rutgers Students: Apply now! Deadline extended to November 7th!
Feminist Advocacy for Women's Rights through the United Nations (Spring 2015). The course aims to use the engagement with feminist advocacy praxis as a means for developing critical perspectives on feminist advocacy theory. Course Description; Application; Check out video highlights from previous courses! Special thanks to Srividya Malladi for editing the video!
Transforming the development agenda requires more, not less, attention to human rights
By CWGL Executive Director Radhika Balakrishnan and CESR Executive Director Ignacio Saiz
Towards a Human Rights-Centered Macroeconomic and Financial Policy in the US: Revisited
CWGL, PERI and partners submit UPR report to the United Nations Human Rights Council
Now Available! Take Action Kit for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign
The Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) is happy to share the 2014 16 Days Campaign Take Action Kit, currently available for download on the 16 Days Campaign website. Don’t forget to post your planned actions to the online-based 16 Days Campaign Calendar where you can share your events with other participants. Remember to join us on Twitter @16DaysCampaign and like us on Facebook. We look forward to being in touch and working with you to end gender-based violence!
New Publications and Videos
- Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms: 20 Years After Vienna
- Video (Keynote Address): Nine minute excerpt featuring Anthony Romero from the ACLU, Radhika Balakrishnan from CWGL, and moderated by LaShawn Jefferson from the Ford Foundation.
- Video (Symposium): Forty-one minute synopsis of the daylong proceedings. Speakers include: Ejim Dike, US Human Rights Network; Noura Erakat, Temple University Beasley School of Law; Norma Maldonado, Asociacion Raxch' och Oxlaju Aj; and Bernedette Muthien, Coalition of African Lesbians.