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49e session de la Commission de la condition de la femme.
As feminists we need to remind ourselves ... patriarchy is alive & well and ... constantly finding new and innovative ways to re-invent itself. Patriarchy is about power. Fundamentalism too is about power and control, often in collusion with patriarchy.
This day highlights progress that women have made in the struggle for equality and provides an opportunity to unite and mobilise for meaningful change despite ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic and political differences.
An international symposium to be held on 1 March 2005. Speakers include women activists, scholars, and policy-makers from Muslim-majority societies and experts on violence against women.
It is very likely that governments will adopt a political declaration at the close of the BPfA review (Feb 28-Mar 11). The sign-on letter below calls for governments to support full reaffirmation and implementation of the BPfA.
Cassandra Balchin works with the WLUML network. In this interview with Yoginder Sikand she talks about the work of the organization.
WLUML is a co-sponsor of Beijing and Beyond, a decentralized week of activities that will take place around the world during 1-8 March 2005.
When it comes to defining family values, conservative Christians and Muslims are united against liberal secularists.
Before the World Social Forum 2005, 250 women from feminist groups, networks and movements from different countries and continents gathered in Porto Alegre to take part in the Feminist Dialogues II.
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