Themes Archives: Women’s Human Rights

Swaziland: ICJ calls for urgent enactment of Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Bill

The ICJ today submitted a briefing note to the Senate of Swaziland calling for its urgent adoption of the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Bill 2015.

March 20, 2018

International Women’s Day: ICJ and its Commissioners advancing gender justice

Today on International Women’s Day the world looks to celebrate the achievements of women and advances made towards the realization of women’s human rights but the day is also an opportunity to address the issues that continue to disadvantage women.

March 8, 2018

Swaziland: workshop on sexual and gender-based violence

On 28 February 2018, the ICJ is holding a workshop on combatting sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Swaziland, in cooperation with Women and Law in Southern African – Swaziland (WLSA Swaziland) and the Swaziland Action Group Against Abuse (SWAGAA).

February 26, 2018

ICJ mourns the loss of human rights icon Asma Jahangir

The ICJ mourns the loss of its former Commissioner, Executive Committee Member and Honorary Member, Asma Jahangir, who was at the frontline of the struggle for the rule of law and human rights in Pakistan and around the world.

February 12, 2018

Nepal: new briefing paper on women human rights defenders as political actors

Today, the ICJ released a new briefing paper concerning its Regional Conference on Women Human Rights Defenders as Political Actors (28-29 August 2017), which brought together women human rights defenders (WHRDs) from all over Nepal who were elected in May 2017.

February 8, 2018