Daily Links - 31 October

31 October 2005
Read and listen to statements from the 5th anniversary of Resolution 1325 in New York. (peacewomen.org)

'How does change happen?' (awid.org, 30/10/05)

The AWID International Forum on Women's Rights and Development concluded in Thailand yesterday. Find out what they have been thinking and talking about.

'UN: Women victims of sex abuse' (news24.com, 28/10/2005)

News report from the 5th anniversary meetings - violence and under-representation are still common, but progress has been made too.

'African protocol on rights of women enters into force' (equalitynow.org, 27/10/05)

Togo ratified the African protocol on women's rights on 26 October - it will now come into force by the end of November.

How can Americans fight dark money and disinformation?

Violence, corruption and cynicism threaten America's flagging democracy. Joe Biden has promised to revive it – but can his new administration stem the flow of online disinformation and shady political financing that has eroded the trust of many US voters?

Hear from leading global experts and commentators on what the new president and Congress must do to stem the flood of dark money and misinformation that is warping politics around the world.

Join us on Thursday 21 January, 5pm UK time/12pm EST.

Hear from:

Emily Bell Leonard Tow Professor of Journalism and director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia Journalism School

Anoa Changa Journalist focusing on electoral justice, social movements and culture

Peter Geoghegan openDemocracy investigations editor and author of 'Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics'

Josh Rudolph Fellow for Malign Finance at the Alliance for Securing Democracy

Chair: Mary Fitzgerald Editor-in-chief, openDemocracy 

Further speakers to be announced

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