Global progress of gender equality – are we catching up?
At the end of 2022, UN Women released a report on the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in relation to gender equality. The findings were that the current rate of progress would take […]
Field stories: “I am so happy and I feel like I have found my purpose”
Mrs Achara Wang* is a 55-year-old woman living in a village in Northern Chiang Rai. She has one child, is separated from her husband, and works as a voluntary guidance teacher in a community area, […]
Earthquake aftermath on women and girls in Syria and Türkiye
Disaster struck the northwest region of Syria and Southeast Türkiye on February 6, 2023. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake wreaked havoc and destruction, with over 300 aftershocks including a magnitude 6.5 earthquake on February 20. The […]
Decriminalizing Sex Work: Unpacking The Controversy
The decriminalization of sex work is a controversial topic, fraught with legal and political implications and complicated terminology. Opinions are deeply divided, especially among women’s rights advocates. A key argument is that decriminalization would only […]
Human Rights Day, Are We Doing Enough?
International Human Rights Day is observed on December 10, and marks the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by The United Nations General Assembly in 1948.