Fighting swords with words: Risks and Strategies for Feminist Journalists

Key reports & resolutions at the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council (HRC) is the foremost intergovernmental body responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe. The 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council takes place from 13th June 2022 - 8 July 2022, in Geneva.

Resourcing Feminist Movements Engagement Lead

Application Closing Date: 26 June 2022 at 23:00 ET
Location: Flexible / Remote (candidates in the Global South are strongly encouraged to apply)
Term: full time - 35 hours a week 
Organization: Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)
Salary: The annual salary for this tier role is $61,250.00 USD

Foreign Aid and Refugee Support: Stop the Cruel Sum-Zero Game

What is called a ‘refugee crisis’ is not the influx of refugees but the crisis of inhumane and often abusive and cruel asylum systems, designed not to receive but to reject as many people as possible.

Hot Tips for Feminist Communicators

Communication itself is a dynamic process between the sender and recipient: once a sender has a message, they must create the actual content to send, decide on format, send the message, and then ensure it is received.

Embodying Pleasure in Bleak Times

We live different realities fraught by macro and micro systems of injustice, some more devastating than others...

The 14th AWID International Forum scheduled to take place in Taipei is cancelled

The AWID board has taken the difficult decision to cancel the 14th AWID International Forum which had been scheduled to take place from September 20-23, 2021,  in the City of Taipei. 

This is the first time that AWID has had to cancel a Forum since the first convening was held in 1983. As always, the wellbeing and safety of Forum participants remains our highest priority.

Time for Action: Stop the anti-rights infiltration of the UN!

We call on official mandate holders in the United Nations to take urgent action to counter ultraconservative mobilisation against human rights.

OURs Report 2021

Rights at Risk: Time for Action

COP26: Feminist Perspectives on the Climate Summit and Beyond

You will not be surprised to hear that the fifteen days of negotiations during the COP26 did not lead to the binding climate commitments we need, overlooked gender-responsive climate policies and failed to equitably redistribute resources to ensure just transitions.