This joint submission for the Universal Periodic Review of Egypt was submitted by WILPF together with the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA) and ElNadim Center for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture. The submission brings to the surface the lack of action from the Egyptian State to uphold women’s rights in the country and addresses specific violations pertaining to women’s rights in law and practice. Furthermore, the submission presents relevant recommendations.
This briefing book provides a quick overview of the state of play on some of the most pressing issues that will be addressed at this year’s First Committee. It also outlines recommendations for governments from some of the key civil society groups working on these topics.
This report showcases how hard security measures adopted in Mosul disregard the human rights of the local civilian population, undermine local peacebuilding approaches, and inflict disproportionate impacts on Iraqi women and girls. The report is aimed at the Member States and international actors, as a means to urge them to understand the devastating impact military operations have on women and take lessons learnt on board as they set and implement future responses to conflicts in Iraq and the region.
This submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) analyses the impact that economic reforms have had on economic, social and cultural rights in BiH. The submission brings to the surface the shrinking space for activism in the country and the increased repressive measures towards human rights defenders, activists and civil society in general. Lastly, it addresses violations of the rights of migrants and asylum seekers.
The 2018 Annual Report gives a snapshot of the many achievements and activities carried out by WILPF members and partners throughout the world in 2018. As the world’s longest standing women peace organisation, WILPF collaborates with peace activists and has activities in nearly 60 countries all over the globe.
The following pages are an extract of page 241–279 in the original version of the Congress Report of the WILPF’s second Congress, which took place in Zurich, Switzerland, from the 12–17 May 1919. The entire report can be requested by email to communications (a) wilpf.org
This is a scan of the original Congress Report of WILPF’s congress in 1919. The entire report can be requested by email to communications (a) wilpf.org. In this version you will find the Preface, Introduction, Table of Contents, Presidential Address delivered by Jane Addams, Address of Welcome by Clara Ragaz, Organisation preceding the Congress, Programme, and Rules of Order in English, German and French.
The report looks at how and why gender matters in international cyber peace and security. It identifies multiple gender-differentiated impacts of cyber operations with an international dimension, such as internet shutdowns, data breaches, and disinformation campaigns, and builds the case that these differentiated impacts need to be better accounted for and understood by policy-making and technical communities. The report explores the digital gender gap that exists […]