Women's Rights

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Nomarussia Bonase
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Nomarussia Bonase was born in 1966 in Apartheid South Africa. Early on, her struggle for equal rights begins. Later she joins the Khulumani Support Group founded by women. A portrait of the winner of the Anne-Klein-Women’s-Award 2017.

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"One Cube" Three, yet one! - is a documentary film by Pramod Dev. Depicting three women who work in export-oriented sectors of India's economy.

In Beirut many people engage in women's rights, as for example at this anti-rape protest in 2012. Meanwhile, in the rest of the country, women literally have no rights, says women's rights activist Lina Abou Habib
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For feminist and women's rights activist Lina Abou Habib, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action can be considered a milestone in fighting for women's rights in Lebanon. An interview by Noor Baalbaki

Ly Pisey at the Women's Conference on Beijing+20 in Cambodia
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20 years after the Beijing Platform for Action, Ly Pisey from the Women‘s Network for Unity critically reflects on the ongoing work improving women's lives in Cambodia.

Sok Sothea at the Women's Conference on Beijing+20 in Cambodia
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Sok Sothea, a young Cambodian activist from the Youth Fellowship for Democracy reports on the situation of women and girls in Cambodia with regards to education, health and employment.

Kasumi Nakagawa at the Women's Conference on Beijing+20 in Cambodia
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20 years after the Beijing Platform for Action, Kasumi Nakagawa, Professor at the Pannasastra University of Cambodia, reports on the improvements and challenges regarding gender equality in education and employment in Cambodia.

Ung Yokkhoan at the Women's Conference on Beijing+20 in Cambodia
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Ung Yokkhoan reports on the situation of women and girls in Cambodia

Benu Maya Gurung at the Women's Conference on Beijing+20 in Cambodia
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Benu Maya Gurung reports on the situation of Women in Nepal 20 years after the Beijing Conference in 1995

CSW59 Closing Session
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The exceptional status of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (which is one of the longstanding issues on the UN agenda) is one of the intriguing puzzles of current global feminist politics. Could it be that the situation of Palestinian women and girls under Israeli occupation is the most extreme breach of the Beijing Platform of Action?

 Elizabeth Petersen, Director of the gender-based violence focused organization, South African Faith and Family Institute

The Heinrich Böll Stiftung Southern Africa office spoke to five leading women’s rights activists on their perceptions of the challenges that women in South Africa face today and whether the Beijing Declaration, and South Africa’s commitment to it, remains relevant to addressing those challenges.

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