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International Advocacy to Protect Women & Girls in Haiti

On International Women’s Day, March 8, 2023, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a public hearing on the widespread sexual violence directed against women and girls in Haiti in response to  joint request by many advocacy groups working in Haiti including longtime Channel partners, Bureau des Avocats Internationaux/Institute for…...

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CEDAW Committee Adopts General Recommendation on Indigenous Women and Girls

On October 26, 2022, the Committee of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Again Women (or CEDAW) adopted a General Recommendation (39) on Indigenous Women and Girls....

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CEDAW Committee Preparing General Recommendation on Indigenous Women

Indigenous women’s groups and their allies including several Channel grantee partners (the International Indigenous Women’s Forum or FIMI, JASS, and WHRI) have been waging an advocacy campaign for several years for a General Recommendation (GR) on Indigenous women and girls....

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Channel Partners Propose “Fund Us Like You Want Us to Win”

In December 2021, Channel partners Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN), and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), along with the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), Kvinna till Kvinna, and MADRE, prepared “Fund Us Like You Want Us…...

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Standing in Solidarity and Getting Support to Women & Girls in Afghanistan

If you wish to show #SolidaritywithAfghanWomen and to #StandwithAfghanWomen, consider getting direct support to them as well as signing on to various advocacy efforts pushing to ensure a swift passage to safety for them....

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Merging Women’s Rights and Disability Rights Movements

Channel grantee partner Mobility International USA (MIUSA) and MADRE released a Practice Note in March 2021 which traces their efforts on merging women’s rights and disability rights movements through an innovative two-year partnership....

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Feminist Peace Initiative Calls for Movement-Driven US Foreign Policy Framework

Channel grantee partner, Women Cross DMZ (WCDMZ), announced a Feminist Peace Initiative in partnership with Grassroots Global Justice Alliance and MADRE. The Initiative dramatically reimagines US foreign policy by building on intersectional feminist principles....

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Launch of Global Study on 1325 Implementation

In October 2015, a new independent Global Study on the Implementation of United National Security Council Resolution 1325, “Preventing Conflict, Transforming Justice, Securing the Peace: The Future of Women, Peace, and Security,” was launched at the United Nations....

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