Human Rights Event with Simon Gallow

Human Rights Event with Simon Gallow

NAWO invites you to our Human Rights Event with Speaker Simon Gallow, UK Lead for the HeForShe Movement
July 14th 6pm
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Ahlam Akram founder of BASIRA, British Arabs Supporting Universal Women’s Rights

‘Brilliant & Bold!’ with Ahlam Akram

Join NAWO member Ahlam Akram (Basira) and others - speaking on 'Come the Revolution - What Next for Women!'
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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 of the The sixty-sixth session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) in March.
Small steps certainly but nevertheless a change!
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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. This is a positive step forward, though widows still have many mountains to climb to achieve their full human rights
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The 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women closed with the adoption of agreed conclusions on 25 March, 2022. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

#CSW66 UN reaffirms women’s and girls’ leadership as key to address climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction for all

March 25th UN closed 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) acknowledging important role of women & girls as agents of change for sustainable development, in particular safeguarding the environment & addressing adverse effects of climate change.
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International Women's Day 2022 Break the Bias

International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias

Get involved with International Women’s Day 2022 #BreakTheBias
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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 practices
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IKWRO True Honours Award Winners

IKWRO True Honours Award Winners 2022

NAWO member IKWRO is delighted to announce the nominees and winners of the True Honour Awards 2022.
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YWA UK Youth Caucus CSW66 statement

UK Youth Caucus statement to CSW66

Our goal as young women is to be involved and support the development of an equitable, unprejudiced, and non-discriminatory world with a humanity which welcomes all women and girls to prosper and flourish
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Climate Change Women and Girls

Climate Change: Women & Girls

One of the most pervasive social challenges besetting communities around the world is the marginalization of girls and women, a condition further exacerbated by the impacts of climate change.
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Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Celebrating International Women’s Day March 8th 2022

Join NAWO in celebrating International Women's Day. Send us your articles and creative work
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Praying for Peace in Ukraine

#Standing with Ukraine

We are one people living together on one planet, dependant on each other...
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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
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Girl with Hijab - image Wikimedia

Young Girls and the Hijab

Ahlam Ahram, women's rights activist and founder of BASIRA, explains why she believes that young girls should be guided to wearing the Hijab only upon maturity.
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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
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CSW66 SRI - 2030

#CSW66 – System of Rice Intensification (SRI) – Gender Equality

SRI - System of Rice Intensification, centres on disaster risk reduction and at the same time increases yields bringing more profit and food to subsistence rice farmers.
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IKRWO - virginity does not define me

‘Virginity repair’ surgery to be banned in Britain

On 24th January, in a landmark decision, the UK government tabled an amendment to the Health and Care Bill to ban the harmful practice of hymenoplasty, also known as hymen reconstruction surgery.
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2022 Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) Events

The 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women closed with the adoption of agreed conclusions on 25 March, 2022. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

#CSW66 UN reaffirms women’s and girls’ leadership as key to address climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction for all

March 25th UN closed 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) acknowledging important role of women & girls as agents of change for sustainable development, in particular safeguarding the environment & addressing adverse effects of climate change.
l 6th Form - Role of young women.in ensuring climate action

#CSW66 Stroud High Sixth Form presents the role of young women in ensuring climate action

Stroud High's #CSW66 event will focus on how young people, especially young women, can make significant impacts in the protection of the planet.
Peace + cooperation WUNA

#CSW66 Peace + cooperation = no conflict, women’s role in reducing climate change and keeping peace.

How women can overcome difficulties of trying to add their perspectives and leadership abilities to peace keeping processes and to protecting the environment.
Security Women #CSW66

#CSW66 Women’s roles in security at the heart of climate change crises

SecurityWomen and speakers explore the plight of migrants and refugees escaping the impacts of climate change.
Sisters of Frida Disability Gender, and The Environment

#CSW66 Disability, Gender, and The Environment

Online discussion hosted by Sisters of Frida and National Council of Women of GB - How climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction affects Deaf and Disabled women
#CSW66 BASIRA MENA women and the effects of climate change

#CSW66 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) women and the effects of climate change

#CSW66 event hosted by BASIRA (British Arabs Supporting Universal Women's Rights)
What is decent work in the changing world of work

#CSW66 What is ‘decent work’ in the changing world of work

An interactive panel with voices across generations and countries looking at the intersection between entrepreneurship, justice and education .... and how to ensure work that promotes community well-being
#CSW66 Widows as Positive Agents

#CSW66 Widows as positive agents for change; resilience and best practice experiencing climate change

This interactive event highlights how widows are positive agents of change - We will also hear about the situation of Ukrainian widows
TWN: Oral HerStory Gendered Spoken Accounts

#CSW66 HerStory: Gendered Spoken Accounts of the Northern Ireland Conflict

An intimate journey through Northern Ireland’s troubled past. Hear voices of women who lived the troubles and young women who are shaping the future.
#csw66 Youth Led Meaningful Conversations

#CSW66 Meaningful conversations – Young women & girls

NAWO Young Women's Alliance (YWA) hosts - Young women's perspectives, issues, challenges: Why not to share yours?
#CSW66 Gaps, Challenges and Action for Climate Change

#CSW66 Gaps, Challenges and Action for climate change

An interactive discussion with activists and experts reviewing progress since Beijing and highlighting key actions for positive change
ACWW CSW66 Events

#CSW66 ACCW – Women’s empowerment for rural women

Associated Country Women of the World (ACCW) at #CSW66.
Five events about empowering rural women