Gender Equality Blog

Being a woman human rights defender in South Sudan

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 11:13

Rita Lopidia is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Eve Organization for Women Development, a long-standing partner of Cordaid, CIDSE’s member organisation in the Netherlands.

A Franciscan Reflection on Intersecting Injustices Affecting Transgender Persons

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:00

President Trump’s Twitter announcement last month of the U.S. military’s ban on transgender individuals and its eventual codification into national policy reopened wounds that, for many of our trans brothers and sisters, have yet to heal.

Amplifying the Voices of Women who Defend Community and the Land: KAIROS’ Video Series on the Gendered Impacts of Resource Extraction

Thursday, 29 June 2017 09:30

Indigenous women are disproportionately affected by the impacts of resource extraction. This month’s blog gives voice to their experiences and highlights their critical role in defending their land and communities.

Women at the heart of the food sovereignty movement in Mali

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 15:41

At the margin of the industrial food system, often exploited by new capital intensive means of production and rarely holding ownership of the land they work, peasant women are aware of the importance of demanding and taking control of sovereign food systems.

Commission on the Status of Women and the role of faith

Monday, 03 April 2017 13:26

Tanja Haque, CAFOD's Gender Advisor, discusses the role of faith at the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

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