Joint civil society statement on Abortion at the 51st session of the Human Rights Council
“Bigger than BlackRock: Challenging UN Corporate Partnerships”
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.
Feminist groups demand states to stop repression of young feminist activists
Press Release: Over 700 women’s rights organizations and Feminists Demand End Of UN Women’s Partnership With Blackrock, Inc.
Updated September 5th, 2022
The asset management firm has holdings in fossil fuels, military & civilian arms manufacturing
Over 700 women’s rights organizations, feminist activists and allies have signed an open letter urging UN Women to ‘immediately rescind and repudiate’ its partnership with the asset management firm BlackRock.
Feminists Demand End Of UN Women’s Partnership With Blackrock, Inc.
تضامن نسوي مع المجتمع المدني الفلسطيني
بصفتنا مجتمعًا نسويًا عالميًا، نعبّر عن تضامننا الكامل مع منظمات المجتمع المدني الفلسطينية الستّ التي حظرتها إسرائيل ونؤكّد أهمية التحرّر الفلسطيني بصفته جزءًا من النضال النسوي.
"في الواقع وفي الأساس، لا يمكن للنسوية دعم العنصرية أو الفوقية أو السيطرة القمعية بأي شكلٍ كان."
- مريم البرغوثي
Civil Society Demands Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines
Joint Statement for the 46th Session of the Human Rights Council Item 3
This joint statement was delivered by IWRAW Asia Pacific, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies and SRI, and endorsed by 71 organizations denouncing vaccine nationalism, the stockpiling of COVID-19 vaccines and the stonewalling of a temporary TRIPS waiver proposal by rich countries.