NAWO works regularly with the Government Equalities’ Office and UK government, holding events with parliamentarians regularly and connecting our members with opportunities to share learning and information with fellow organisations, experts and those interested in learning more.
Here are our latest updates on our work within the UK to ensure women’s human rights are upheld.
On Monday 9th November, from 13:30 – 16:30 the Government Equalities Office (GEO) invited women’s rights NGOs and those working towards gender equality to comment on their priorities for CSW60. The Priority Theme for CSW 60 – taking place 14th – 24th March 2016 at the UN Headquarters in New York is: Women’s Empowerment and […]READ MORE
On the 4th of November the National Alliance of Women’s Organisations and the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law collaborated, with the support of Rt Hon Baroness Lindsay Northover, to bring people together to discuss advancing towards gender equality; the next steps we need to take in ‘Getting to Equal’. It was […]READ MORE
With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted on 25th September 2015, one of the most crucial current tasks is the formulation of ambitious framework of indicators and statistical data to monitor progress, inform policy and ensure accountability. With this in mind on 28th January 2016 NAWO held an eventREAD MORE
Information and Guidance on Muslim Marriage and Divorce in Britain” (2016) authored by Shaista Gohir, Chair of MWNUK. This publication is aimed at Muslim women in Britain so they are better informed about their rights and practices relating to marriage and divorce. The contents of this report will also be useful to family law professionals, […]READ MORE