Excerpt from the Asia-Pacific Human Development Report: Power, Voice and Rights: A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific By the United Nations Development Programme 2010 The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed remarkable economic progress and rapid development in recent decades, yet gender inequality remains entrenched even through this era of change. The region lags […]
Growing Influence: Agricultural Innovations Serving Rural Women is a 10-minute documentary produced by African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Three stories from AWARD Fellows (Victoria Ndolo of Malawi, Carolyn Tyhra Kumasi of Ghana and Sarah Mubiru of Uganda) whose scientific research is directly helping smallholder farmers improve their livelihoods.
Excerpts from You get what you pay for! Which is the better investment? According to the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, one year of the world’s military expenditure (USD 1464 billion 2008) is equivalent to 700 years of the UN regular budget or to 2928 years of the new women’s agency. The World […]
“Este documental narra las experiencias de las mujeres indígenas ngäbe panameñas, así como mujeres nicaragüenses que cruzan la frontera de sus países para dirigirse a la cosecha de café a la Zona de Los Santos, Costa Rica. Ellas mismas relatan sus historias, su sentir, temores y esperanzas.” Producción Ejecutiva: SALTRA, UNA (Universidad Nacional de Costa […]
WOMEN RESISTERS – Voices of Women Against Large Scale Mining Video courtesy of The Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center – Kasama sa Kalikasan (LRC-KsK/Friends of the Earth-Philippines) and Friends of the Earth-International
Video por FrontLine Protection of Human Rights Defenders Defensora de derechos humanos Bety Cariño Trujillo de Oaxaca, Mexico fue asesinada en un ataque paramilitary el 27 de Abril del 2010. El video presenta el testimonio de Bety en la Quinta Plataforma de Dublín, realizada por Front Line en el mes de febrero de 2010. Más […]
Video by FrontLine Protection of Human Rights Defenders Human rights defenders Bety Cariño Trujillo from Oaxaca, Mexico was killed in a paramilitary attack on 27th April 2010, as she took part in non-violent action in defense of the human rights of others. She was part of a campaign caravan that sought to break a blockade […]
Bell of Valor of Women and Children Video courtesy of The Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center – Kasama sa Kalikasan (LRC-KsK/Friends of the Earth-Philippines) and Friends of the Earth-International “A story of women and children defending their land and survival against Anglo-American mining company one of the biggest mining companies in the world, in joint […]