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GWI provides a global voice for women graduates, working for the adoption and implementation of international agreements that will protect and benefit all girls and women.

GWI (previously the International Federation of University Women) has maintained special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 1947 and is an active advocate with the United Nations and other international agencies. Our advocacy work with these agencies plays an important role in supporting country governments to develop and implement policies. We invite you to read our reports and join us as aim to remove the barriers to girls gaining secondary education.

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GWI at the United Nations

2013 Advocacy Reports Coming Soon !

2012 Advocacy Reports Coming Soon !

  • December 2008 – Paris: 2008 ANNUAL REPORT by IFUW Representatives to UNESCO
  • December 2008 – Proposal for a General Recommendation on Older Women: Strengthening the Protection of the Rights of Older Women
  • 20 June – 18 July 2008 – Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), 41st Session: Finland, Iceland, Lithuania, Nigeria, Slovakia, Tanzania, UK
  • 2 June – 18 June 2008 – Joint Statement on Follow-up to the Special session on the World food crisis delivered at the 8th Session of the Human Rights Council
  • 2 June – 18 June 2008 – Joint Statement on NGO Support for the mandate on the Right to education delivered at the 8th Session of the Human Rights Council
  • 2 June – 18 June 2008 – Joint Statement on Violence against women delivered at the 8th Session of the Human Rights Council
  • 28 May – 31 June 2008 – Statement to the 97th Session of the International Labour Conference
  • 30 May 2008 – Statement to the ILO Committee on Skills for improved productivity, employment growth and development
  • January 2008 – Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), 40th Session: Bolivia, Burundi, Saudi Arabia, France, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Marocco, Sweden
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GWI’s office is relocating to another Geneva location on 16 August.  For a few days, we will have limited access to our emails, telephone and website. We appreciate your understanding during this time of positive change. We will be back to normal working conditions on Monday, 21 August.

 

Thank you, GWI Staff.

 

Les bureaux de GWI seront en cours de déménagement a Geneve le 16 Août. Pendant quelques jours, nous aurons un accès limité à nous emails, téléphone et site web. Nous vous remercions d’avance pour votre compréhension pendant ce changement. Nous serons de retour à la normale le lundi 21 Août.

 

Merci, l’équipe GWI.