Why support women’s rights organisations? History has shown that women’s rights movements and organisations are a vital catalyst for gender equality.
Next week, Womankind and our partner organisations will be at the United Nations attending the Commission on the Status of Women. But what is CSW and why is it so important?
This is a critical moment. We must harness the international energy and support around campaigns to end violence against women and forge a future free from violence.
What works to end violence against women? Womankind captures lessons from our partners in new guidance written for the UK Department for International Development.
The Millennium Development Goals are soon to expire, and the UK has an influential role to play in deciding what comes next.
Women’s autonomy and agency must be at the centre of efforts to improve women’s reproductive rights. So why is abortion still one of development’s greatest taboos?
Our policy team have been hard at work on a fantastic new Women’s Rights Advocacy Toolkit which will help women’s rights activists all over the world to campaign for change.
Our Policy team were invited to Downing St for an International Women’s Day reception where the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister announced a commitment to ending violence against women.
Donor policies pushing ‘empowerment lite’ fail to bring real and sustained change for women. For real change donors must support women’s rights organisations and activists.
“Few problems of such scale have provoked so little outrage…every day should be focused on the elimination of this horrific and widespread abuse”
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