Training manuals, articles and resources

CEDAW in brief – the UN Convention on the Rights of Women

A brief but clear description of CEDAW Convention explained in this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwTHU70YfN4&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR2F0kwCySRTaQe3V5_cA_8vZXwa25TK2sIObg4dPMStm-lpG3SzqPek7Us

Women’s Human Rights’ App

http://www.womenshumanrights.ch/overview.html W’sHR App is a practical tool for easy access to relevant international legal instruments as well as agreed language contained in 236 UN documents on women’s human rights adopted by UN bodies. In addition, it also...

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...
Articles

Gender Equality in the wake of Covid-19

This full report is available here This publication summarizes the data, research and policy work produced by UN Women on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls, including how it is affecting extreme poverty, employment, health,unpaid care and violence...

Staying Strong in the Midst of a Pandemic

SEDEC-Imech, Chile In Chile, women use indigenous knowledge about medicinal plants to strengthen themselves physically and mentally. This knowledge also helps during the coronavirus pandemic. This pandemic has had cruel consequences for many in Chile. Hundreds of...

The body at the center of politics

Article posted in Swisspeace, à propos Written by Josefina Hurtado Neira Self-care with herbal medicine, a common praxis between Mapuche in Chile, Heiner Heine, 2009 / Mission 21 Feminism puts bodies at the center of politics, demanding that their diverse needs are...

Theatre of the Oppressed Techniques

By Liviana Coranda Bath and Jana Burger, Facilitators from Ma(g)dalena Berlin The Ma(g)dalena International Network was invited to participate in the 2019 Women’s Pre-Synod of Mission 21. The Ma(g)dalenas celebrate and promote the expression of female collectives as...

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...