How do you go about getting a female President appointed? ~You take charge for setting the agenda.~ Those fighting for women’s human rights are challenging deeply embedded… Read more “Of Presidents and Precedents”
Information, guides and other tools to help individuals and organisations achieve their advocacy objectives.
Advocacy For Introverts
This past week I was unexpectedly invited to attend the Caribbean Security Forum 2017: a meeting of business interests and security experts discussing various dimensions of crime… Read more “Advocacy For Introverts”
4 Tips for Keeping Online Followers engaged
Social media has become an important element of maintaining contact with an organisation’s constituencies. For NGOs, Community groups, social activists and other civil society actors, engaging online… Read more “4 Tips for Keeping Online Followers engaged”
How to Build A Movement
In 2011, The WomenSpeak Project partnered with EOTO World, a USA based Human Rights NGO to deliver a presentation on Women’s Movement Building as part of their EOTO… Read more “How to Build A Movement”
What is CEDAW?
The Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is an international human rights treaty whereby Governments agree that they will implement measures (policies, laws, resources)… Read more “What is CEDAW?”
Are You An Advocate? Yes, You Are!
Anyone can be an advocate. Being an advocate means 1. You feel strongly about an issue 2. You are taking positive actions to help influence change There… Read more “Are You An Advocate? Yes, You Are!”
Gender Stereotypes are simplistic generalizations about the personality traits, attributes, characteristics, abilities, value and roles of men and women. Gender Stereotyping can be discriminatory because it limits individual… Read more “Gender Stereotyping”
Harassment is punishable by law!
A person who pursues a course of conduct which amounts to harassment of another and which he knows or ought reasonably to know amounts to harassment of the other is guilty… Read more “Harassment is punishable by law!”