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“There is no silver bullet in our work, but there is a silver thread: this thread must be the voices of women and girls,” stated IDLO’s Director-General, Irene Khan, at the 20th anniversary celebration of Enabel, Belgium’s development...
Honduras is shifting the national dialogue on restorative justice by moving the penitentiary criminal system away from a retributive approach and towards a human rights-based perspective. In close collaboration with the Honduran Ministry of the...
#Justiceforwomen and girls is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda, with its commitments to gender equality (SDG 5) and its promise of peaceful, just and inclusive societies (SDG 16). The High-level Group of Justice for Women worked to better understand common justice problems for women, make the case for investment and identify strategies that work. In their report they call to action justice leaders of all countries and sectors, to accelerate implementation of the global goals for gender equality...
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27 May, 2019
SAVE THE DATE Conference in preparation for HLPF 2019: “Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies: ​SDG 16 implementation and the path towards leaving no one behind” Organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social...
63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: General Discussion STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION United Nations Headquarters, New York Delivered by Ilaria Bottigliero, Director, Policy,...
“From women held without fair trial, to women toiling in their homes, in factories, in the fields, the gap between what women demand and need and what they receive is enormous,” remarked Ms. Irene Khan, Director-General of the International...
On March 13, 2019, during the CSW63 side event of the High-level Group on Justice for Women, IDLO's Director-General Irene Khan addressed the audience with closing remarks and commitments.  Delivered by Irene Khan, Director-General,...
40th Session of the Human Rights Council - Item 5: Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION Room XX, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Delivered by Silvia Dodero,...
Women’s participation in the justice sector as a human right and crucial factor needed to achieve better justice for women was reaffirmed during the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.  “It’s the right...
While years of economic development have propelled Mongolia forward in wealth and investment, its limited experience with the market economy - counting only 30 years after transitioning from a centralized communist model -has prevented the country...
40th Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION Room XX, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland...
A pearl of the ancient Silk Road, with the glorious minarets of the Islamic cities of Bukhara and Samarkand rising out of its vast arid lands, Uzbekistan is one of the largest and historically most important countries in Central Asia. However,...
Women and girls in Myanmar face many barriers when trying to access justice for sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Chief among these are the pervasive negative attitudes which seek to justify and allow SGBV within families and communities. In...
Shabnum* makes chappan, a traditional coat worn by men and women in Afghanistan. She starts her day by sewing the cloth into a coat. Thereafter, she embellishes it through intricate needlework with patterns that are popular in Kabul. To most...
The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019. The Commission is the principal global intergovernmental body...

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