Campaign events and news

Invisible Widows

Invisible Widows – coming out of the shadows? #CSW66

After real concerted pressure from civil society, finally, the word widows appears not once but twice in the Agreed Conclusions ...
Margaret Owen (Widows for Peace through Democracy) at CSW63

‘UN Resolution on the Situation of Widows is a Milestone!’ – Margaret Owen, OBE

It is a triumph to see this Resolution adopted by the UN - it makes our 27-year long struggle worthwhile ...
UN Resolution to uphold Rights of Widows

UN adopts resolution on Rights of Widows

UN adopts resolution calling on member states to work toward eliminating all forms of discrimination against widows and ending harmful ...
IKWRO - True Honours Award

True Honours Award – International Women’s Day

IKWRO – Women’s Rights Organisation warmly invites you to the True Honour Awards 2022 on International Women's Day, March 10th ...
Intl Womens Day 2022 #BreakTheBIas

International Women’s Day 2022

#BreakTheBias shows that knowing that bias exists is not enough to make the world a more equal place ...
International Women's Day 2022 Break the Bias

International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias

Get involved with International Women’s Day 2022 #BreakTheBias ...
BIHR Human Rights Day letter

Why Our Human Rights Matter?

In December, we celebrated Human Rights Day. This year the British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) launched a Campaign, ‘Why ...
Haverfordwest County Hall 16days orange

Welsh County Hall turns Orange as part of #16days campaign

Soroptimists International Haverfordwest persuaded their local Welsh council to light up the Council Hall Orange at start of #16 days ...
SecurityWomen 16 Days of Activism 2021

#16Days – SecurityWomen: Violence is not inevitable

SecurityWomen deploys 16 Days of Activism to demand gender parity in security sector to eliminate violence against women ...
16 Days of Activism Celebrate, Advocate, Encourage a Widow Rona Foundation

#16Days of Activism: Celebrate, Advocate, Encourage a Widow

Rona Foundation is a widow human rights organisation in Kenya. During this year’s 16 Days of Activism, Rona aims to ...