HRC51 Joint Statement: Biennial panel discussion on the right to development

The trend of decriminalisation, provision of access to self-managed abortions and removing unnecessary legal restrictions to abortion services should continue until all persons can secure their right to bodily autonomy without discrimination.

Request for Proposals - Social Media Coordinator

Submission Deadline: 10 November 2022, 11:59 PM EST

Overview of the organization

The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is a global, feminist, membership, movement-support organization. We currently have 35 staff members based in 20 different countries. Our mission is to support feminist, women’s rights and gender justice movements to thrive, to be a driving force in challenging systems of oppression, and to co-create feminist realities.

Forum Manager

Application Closing Date: 13 November 2022 at 23:00 EST
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 starting gross annual salary for this tier role is $70,000.00 USD

Repost: Human Resources Manager

Application Closing Date:15 November 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)
Annual Salary: $70,000.00 USD

Joint civil society statement on Abortion at the 51st session of the Human Rights Council

The trend of decriminalisation, provision of access to self-managed abortions and removing unnecessary legal restrictions to abortion services should continue until all persons can secure their right to bodily autonomy without discrimination.

“Bigger than BlackRock: Challenging UN Corporate Partnerships”

On 23 August 2022, the feminists behind #BlockBlackRock met with UN Women representatives to express concerns about the announced partnership with the world’s largest investment firm, BlackRock, and with the broader approach to corporate partnerships.

Key reports & resolutions at the 51st Session of the Human Rights Council

The 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council takes place from 12th September 2022 - 7th October 2022, in Geneva.

‘Movements Matter’: At the Heart of our Feminist Futures

Movements grow in size and vibrancy when they can bring people together, forge deep connections and move them to work with shared purpose and values.

Feminist Groups Reject State Attempts to Roll-back on Gender Justice at HRC50

This joint statement was released jointly by the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR), the Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI) and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) in response to the hostile amendments by states during the adoption of the Resolution on the Elimination of all forms of discrimination against women and girls at the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council.

At the UN, states and anti-rights actors join forces to push back against gender justice

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) has long been a space for civil society to hold states accountable for human rights violations. However, it has recently become fertile ground for a host of vested interests intent on pushing back rights, particularly around gender and sexuality. At the most recent session last month, we witnessed some states in thrall to the priorities of multinational corporations and others pushing anti-rights language.