Themes Archives: Women’s Human Rights

The Philippines: legal aid providers commit to help eliminate discrimination against women

Today, the ICJ and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) concluded a two-day workshop on eliminating gender discriminatory attitudes and behaviors towards women with a commitment to step up efforts on the protection of rights of women in the country.

May 26, 2018

Swaziland: enactment of Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Bill urgently required – new ICJ report

The widespread occurrence of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Swaziland requires prompt action to enact the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Bill, says the ICJ in a report released today.

May 24, 2018

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