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 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.
A new report documents major challenges to women’s access to justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and puts forth recommendations to accelerate action and push back against threats to progress.
Distance learning, an online library, mentorships for judges, comprehensive training of court chairpersons and regional schools – these represent only part of the plans to transform the Kyrgyz judiciary after exchanges with judicial institutions in Italy, Armenia and Ukraine.