LGBTI Equality: Frequently asked Questions

Posted on May 14, 2020 at 4:53 pm

In this factsheet, UN Equal & Free have summarised and responded to some frequently asked questions!  You can learn more ...

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COVID-19 and specific impact on LGBTI people

Posted on May 7, 2020 at 11:00 am

COVID-19 and specific impact on LGBTI people and what authorities should be doing to mitigate impact COVID-19 is generating complex ...

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Young Feminists Want System Change Toolkit

Posted on May 7, 2020 at 7:55 am

WECF have developed a toolkit for global advocacy! Global advocacy toolkit for the Beijing+25 process and beyond Advocacy spaces such ...

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In a Victory for Women in Sudan, Female Genital Mutilation Is Outlawed

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 11:30 am

A new law criminalizes female genital mutilation and cutting, a harmful practice that nine in 10 Sudanese women are said ...

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Diplomatic Statement: Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Promoting Gender-responsiveness in the COVID-19 crisis

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 10:04 am

We, the Ministers of South Africa, Sweden, Argentina, Australia, Albania, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cabo Verde, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, ...

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Abortion in the context of COVID-19: a human rights imperative

Posted on May 6, 2020 at 9:07 am

Introduction Past global health emergencies show that access to safe abortion can be negatively impacted during crises.1 While states’ COVID-19 responses ...

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Podcast: Sex and the Lockdown with Doortje Braeke

Posted on May 4, 2020 at 10:05 am

In this episode of the little blackfish podcast, Doortje Braeken and Dr Sara Nasserzadeh speak about the meaning and role ...

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Technical Note on COVID-19 and Harmful Practices

Posted on May 1, 2020 at 2:03 pm

Introduction COVID-19 has upended the lives of children and families across the globe and is impacting efforts to end child ...

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Pandemic sparks concerns about surging STD, HIV rates

Posted on May 1, 2020 at 12:52 pm

The pandemic that has upended life in the U.S. could lead to increased STD rates and setbacks in the fight ...

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Coronavirus reveals macho stereotypes and gender norms run through society

Posted on April 30, 2020 at 11:53 am

What the coronavirus reveals about engrained macho stereotypes and gender norms in society This article by Stephen Burrell and Sandy ...

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