Training manuals, articles and resources

Training Manual

Care Advocacy Handbook

https://www.care-international.org/files/files/Care%20International%20Advocacy%20Handbook.pdf The manual is structured around an eight-step advocacy planning cycle and could be used to plan an initiative from start to finish or dipped into at any point during the...

Affirming Women’s Human Rights Resources for Faith-Based Organizations

Original information available in World Lutheran of Churches Resources for Faith-Based Organizations The articles that compose this publication come from presentations at the Women’s Human Rights Advocacy Training for Faith-Based Organizations and articulate...

Managing Sexual Violence against Aid Workers

Original note in EISF Website photo EISF The European Interagency Security Forum (EISF) is proud to announce the launch of its new guide: Managing Sexual Violence against Aid Workers: prevention, preparedness, response and aftercare. Aid agencies have a duty of care...

The Roadmap for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies

Original text in https://www.sdg16hub.org/node/96 The governments of Brazil, Sierra Leone, and Switzerland convened the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies to fulfill the vision of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that all people...

Permaculture for refugees

Permaculture For Refugees is a project was initiated by a working group of concerned permaculturists from Italy, France, Australia and Spain at the European Permaculture Convergence (EUPC) in 2016. It was based on a workshop, “Refugee Friendly...

How to measure social change in regards to gender issues

Original information available in  Global Fund for Women Global Fund for Women is a grantmaker and a global advocate for women’s human rights. This short informational video explains how the organization adapted the change matrix, from the Gender at Work...

Our Voices 2017: Human sexuality and gender perspectives

OUR VOICES – for over 20 years the publication of EMS Women’s Network. In 1992 the first issue was published in English, later on the German version was printed and since 2006 the translation into Indonesian has been realized. The annual magazine contains articles...

Rights at Risk: The Observatory on the Universality of Rights Trends Report 2017

Information available in AWID This report is the first of a series on human rights trends produced by the Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) initiative, a collaborative and multi-organizational project that aims to monitor, analyze, and share information...

16 days campaign: Training guide “The Churches and Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Latin American Council of Churches, CLAI We, representatives of churches and ecumenical bodies, full, fraternal and associate members who make up the Latin American Council of Churches, and special guests, cooperating institutions, Theological Education Centres and...

Tools for Wellbeing, Capacitar International

The health of body, mind and emotions is continuously affected by trauma, violence, weather, diet, environment, daily news, and the challenges of life. The use of simple ancient healing skills can empower us to live with peace and wellbeing no matter what is happening...
Articles

Thursdays in Black: Resistance and Resilience

World Council of Churches WCC The campaign is simple but profound. Wear black on Thursdays. Wear a pin to declare you are part of the global movement resisting attitudes and practices that permit rape and violence. Show your respect for women who are resilient in the...

Using the CBS Methodology for a Transforming and Inclusive Mission

An excerpt from “Who is not at the table? Women’s perspectives of holistic mission as mutually inclusive” by Fulata L. Moyo. The Contextual Bible Study (CBS) was developed by Sarojini Nadar, a senior lecturer of Biblical Studies and coordinator of the Gender, Religion...

I Long for Women to be Empowered in All Spheres of Life

Complete article in "There is something we long for..."Ed. Verena Naegeli, Josée Ngalula, Ina Praetorius, Brigitte Rabarijaona. https://tsenamalalaka.wordpress.com/ Abstract The article describes the situation of women in Tanzania, particularly that of women in rural...

16 Days Campaign: Women’s Human Rights

By Silvia Regina de Lima Silva in collaboration with Cecilia Castillo and Etel Cáceres. A 16-year-old girl was raped two months ago in Brazil. Even though her testimony was disputed, she stated that "it was a group of 30 men". A couple of years ago, I listened to the...

16 Days Campaign: About a girl who did not want to marry

Agigimpong: About a girl who did not want to marry Once upon a time a boy and a girl were betrothed in their childhood, as still is the custom among traditional Agabang in Indonesia. But when they grew up and the time came for them to marry, the girl found out that...

The ABC of the good living

I am happy to have found the topic of “good living” on the new blog. I have come to know about the concept from the native peoples of Bolivia and Ecuador. I would like to introduce the ideas of the philosophers of the Diotima group in Italy, who have been working on a...

Women, as valuable and colourful as pearls

[:en]We have met with many women along the way that have supported, enriched and marked us in our development and our work through their example. We keep them and treasure them in our mind as precious pearls, all of different sizes, shapes and colours, linked as in a...

Mysticism and the heart’s work

Maria José Arana Mysticism is a feminine word in Spanish as well as in German. It refers to what is inward, emotions, the anima. Mysticism is dynamic; it describes a way of love. Mysticism is also dialectical and means progress and rest, ecstasy and concentration,...

Berit Ås’ Master Oppression Techniques

Berit Ås Mary John Mananzan, Executive Director of the Institute of Women’s Studies of the Philippines, explainsin the Publisher’s Note of the book that presents Berit Ås’s Master Suppression Techniques, that these “are methods men use consciously or...