Tags Women’s Rights

Tag: Women’s Rights

On July 9, 2015, JWF attended the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) High-Level Segment 2015 meeting along with high-level representatives from various countries and other major civil society organizations at UN Headquarters, New York. Gender equality matters in...
JWF focused on women's rights in Turkey during the 30th Plenary Meeting of the Human Rights Council, 29th Regular Session, at the UN Office at Geneva on June 26, 2015. Event attendees included high-level representatives from member states, intergovernmental...
On May 1-3, 2015, JWF ran a peacebuilding workshop for youth as part of the Cayrus Project in Alexandria, Egypt, which was organized by the Italian NGO New Humanity and financed by the European Union. JWF also participated in...
The Journalists and Writers Foundation, in cooperation with the Dialog Institute and Geneva Press Club, organized a panel event with a specific focus on Asian experiences of peace building. Empowering women to take the lead in a national reconciliation drive,...
On March 10, 2015, the Peace Islands Institute, Journalists and Writers Foundation, Global Businesswomen Association, and Institute for Economics and Peace held a panel discussion titled “Economic Empowerment of Women to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals” during the UN Commission...
In consultation with the Focal Point on Family at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the JWF Women's Platform organized "International Family Conference III: International Family Policies" in Istanbul on November 29-30, 2014. Family policies should always take...
JWF's recent statement on Afghan girls' access to education is now available on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) website. The statement was submitted as part of the 26th session of the Human Rights Council, which took place...
An international summit in Istanbul, titled "Women's Perspective on the Post-2015 Development Agenda," has called for women's empowerment as a condition for sustainable development. The summit was held in Istanbul on May 31 - June 1, 2014. Women's empowerment is...
In a recent video message, Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, commended JWF for organizing the Istanbul Summit, an event that features women's perspectives on the UN's post-2015 development agenda. Women's rights are inseparable from men's....
JWF and Kimse Yok Mu, a Turkish humanitarian aid organization, recently organized an international conference titled "Philanthropy and Peacebuilding: Classical Approaches and Emerging Trends." The conference was held on April 11-12, 2014, at Istanbul Bilgi University's Santral Campus in...