Survivor-centered Justice: Why Is It Essential for Ending Gender-based Violence?
Violence against women and girls remains devastatingly pervasive. Across their lifetime, some 736 million women worldwide – approximately 1 in 3 – are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner.
Rome, 4 November 2021 – The International Development Law Organization, IDLO, welcomes the Islamic Republic of Mauritania as its newest Member Party.
Generation Equality Action Coalitions
The Generation Equality Forum is a multi-stakeholder initiative, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by France and Mexico, that brings together governments, activists, corporations, feminist organizations, youth and allies, to accelerate progress for gender equality around the world.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has made the need for good governance even more urgent, acting as a stress test for institutions”, Ms. Marina Sereni, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy outlined. While noting its importance, “progress across the various dimensions of SDG 16 has been uneven.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has granted IDLO a prestigious Digital Development Award for its support to the judiciary in the Kyrgyz Republic.
The sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place from 15 to 26 March 2021.
Violence against women has long been recognized as a global epidemic, and the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly escalated threats to women’s safety, security and access to justice.