Gender

Jun 11, 2018

UNPO Submits Report for CEDAW Review of Ethiopia

On Monday 11 June 2018, UNPO submitted a report for the 72nd session of the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), during which Ethiopia will be under review. The report focuses on the Ogadeni and Oromo communities and highlights the way in which the women from these peoples face double discrimination, both due to their ethnicities and to...

Jun 11, 2018

UNPO Submits Report for CEDAW Review of Ethio...

On Monday 11 June 2018, UNPO submitted a report for the 72nd session of the United Nations' Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), during which Ethiopia will...

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Apr 24, 2018

Chittagong Hills Tracts: Women and Children Remain...

As one on the most exposed social groups in the Chittagong Hills Tracts (CHT) region, in Bangladesh, indigenous women – and particularly girl s- continue to be subject to severe human rights violations,...

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Apr 10, 2018

UNPO Announces Documentary Screening at Atelier...

Documentary Screening at Atelier Marcel Hastir (Rue du Commerce 51, 1000 Brussels) Maya in Action - Narratives of resilience in Guatemala/Soigner nos droits - La voie des femmes mayas 10 April 2018 |...

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Mar 08, 2018

International Women's Day: Inclusivity and...

Today [8 March 2018] is International Women’s Day, the day on which women from all around the world stand up for their rights and the rights of their sisters. A day on which to stand together against...

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Feb 12, 2018

Somaliland: Ministry Adopts New Legislation in...

Photo Courtesy of  Wikimedia Commons On Wednesday, 7 February 2018, Somaliland’s Ministry of Religious Affairs passed a religious edict against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM),...

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Dec 06, 2017

Somaliland: State set to be First African Nation...

  Photo Courtesy of Direct Relief @Flickr  In recent Somaliland elections, candidates of all three political parties pledged that upon success they would commit to ending the practice of...

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Oct 24, 2017

Hmong: Summit Organised for Women to Overcome...

Photo Courtesy of HWSTAP The event that gathered Hmong women from across the United States (US) was held at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Within the scope of the summit, women thought about...

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Aug 24, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Poverty Decreases Educational...

Photo Courtesy of Flickr Yann Renoult A recent report by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association reveals that the poverty of Iranian Kurdistan is impairing the education of students in the region. Unfortunately,...

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