Month: June 2015

Initiative for a CEDAW General Recommendation on Indigenous Women

The Women’s Human Rights Education Institute is very pleased to play a supportive role to the “Alianza de Mujeres Indígenas para la CEDAW” (the Indigenous Women’s Alliance for CEDAW) in their global campaign to call on the CEDAW Committee to adopt a new General Recommendation on Indigenous Women that will help to: further visibilize the …

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WHRI 2015 – Day 1

Women’s Human Rights Education Institute started this week! This year we have participants from the following regions: Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, Costa Rica, Barbados, Grenada, Canada, Sri Lanka, India, Armenia, Haiti, Nigeria, and more participants from other countries will be joining us for the CEDAW for Change week. Here is a short video from the first day of WHRI 2015.

CEDAW & Indigenous Women’s Activism

Panel Presentation and Call to Action: CEDAW and Indigenous Women’s Activism: Using Women’s Human Rights Mechanisms to Challenge Colonial States in Canada, Guatemala and Beyond In collaboration with: the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) the Tzununija Indigenous Women’s Movement (Guatemala) the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education (CWSE) and the Canadian Feminist Alliance for …

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