WFP: Labour Rights Programme

The Women on Farms Project in South Africa is empowering women farm workers by informing them about their rights and supporting them to assert these rights. Click here to find out more. Share this Post

Women in Parliaments Leadership Campaign

“The WIP Leadership Campaign mobilizes male Presidents and Prime Ministers to speak out for more Women in Parliaments and as political leaders. Over 50 male Heads of State and Government have already championed the cause of a more diverse leadership of the world…” Click the link below to find out more. Share this Post

JPAL: ‘The Impact of Women Policy Makers on Public Goods in India’ by Lori Beaman et al.

“Researchers studied the policy consequences of mandated representation of female policymakers by determining whether there was any difference in the provision of social services between male- and female-led village councils. Results suggest that reservations for female leaders affected policy decisions in ways that seemed to better reflect women’s preferences…” Click on the link below to find out more. Share this …

IDS: ‘Winning Women’s Rights in Morocco’ by Alexandra Pittman, Ruth Mayne

“This Research Summary explores how the Moroccan women’s movement, which had been active since the late 1950’s, successfully strengthened women’s rights by demanding the reform of the Moudawana, or Personal Status Code, a legal code governing the roles of men and women within the family…” Download this Institute of Development Studies Research Summary to find out more. Share this Post

Video: The Banker (Robin Hood Tax)

“Campaign video by Richard Curtis and Bill Nighy, about the Robin Hood Tax, a tiny tax on bank transactions that could raise hundreds of billions for public services and to tackle poverty and climate change at home and around the world. Add your own voice to the campaign at http://www.robinhoodtax.org.uk” Share this Post

Video: The Power of Citizen Activists to Make Constitutional Law

“Who makes our most fundamental laws? Many would answer the Supreme Court, but award-winning legal scholar David Cole disagrees. Join Cole as he sheds light on a vital, yet often overlooked, driver of constitutional change: ordinary citizens. Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderates.” Share this Post