Joanne Sandler is a senior associate of Gender at Work and was the deputy executive director of UNIFEM from 2001 to 2011, where she was part of the leadership team that oversaw the strategic growth and direction of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women.
Have women’s rights institutions been ignored again?
The European Union’s announced €500 million for work to end violence against women and girls. This should...
Time for a Fifth World Conference on Women?
Not holding a fifth UN world conference in 2015 has left a vacuum, a dangerous thing when patriarchal...
Debating a 5th World Conference on Women: defiance or defeatism ?
The past four World Conferences on Women have galvanized activism and strengthened women's movement building. Now is...
Women's rights have no country
There is no blueprint for holding fast against the arguments used to dismiss women's humanity, or defending our hard...
Searching for gender justice
How and when will the Rome Statute and Security Council Resolution 1325 actually contribute to the delivery of...
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