Parliament of the World's Religions
The Climate Commitments Project is a web-based resource aimed to coordinate and strengthen interfaith and faith-based climate action campaigns - launched in 2019.
2019 Interfaith Rainforest Initiative is a platform for religious leaders to work hand-in-hand with Indigenous peoples, governments, civil society and business on actions that protect rainforests and safeguard those that serve as their guardians.
Click here - www.interfaithrainforest.org
Responding to the Unique Challenge of Nuclear Weapons - A Passionate Call from the Parliament of the World's Religions - November 2018 Statement
Programs include: Interfaith Climate Action, Women's Task Force, Sacred Space, Faiths against Hate.
Click here - http://parliamentofreligions.org/
On 11 October 2016, International Day of the Girl, the Parliament of the World’s Religions published this Declaration.
Click here - Parliament Declaration for the Dignity and the Human Rights of Women
USG-UISG The International Union of Religious Congregations
USG-UISG is the international Union of Religious Congregations. Its Commission for Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation has a new website - www.jpicroma.org
USG-UISG is the international Union of Religious Congregations. This See-Judge-Act Reflection paper is produced by its Commission for Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation.
Click here to explore this Reflection Paper - Impact of Mining Industry.pdf
Newsbrief is a publication of USG-UISG Commission for Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation. Click here to read Ms Navy Pillay's opening speech on the occasion of the United Nations first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, 2014 in Geneva - http://article.wn.com/view/2014/07/29/statement_by_the_un_high_commissioner_for_human_rights_navi_/.
Global Sisters Report - A project of National Catholic Reporter - http://globalsistersreport.org/
Article by Sr Clare Nolan published in Global Sisters Report - A project of National Catholic Reporter. October 16, 2017
Click here - Volunteers eclipse dominant culture
Making Human Rights Work for people living in extreme poverty
A handbook for implementing the UN Guilding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights. Produced by ATD Fourth World (All Together in Dignity) and Franciscans International.
Click here - Making Human Rights Work for people living in extreme poverty
UN ESCAP - United Nations Economic and Social Council for Asia and the Pacific
Women's Rights Asia Pacific
International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW). This website is particularly useful for information and news related to CEDAW - http://www.iwraw-ap.org/
Early and Forced Marriage
Blog of Sister Winifred Doherty on the issue of early and forced marriage. Winifredd's Blog
Website of Girls not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage. http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/about-child-marriage/
Trafficking of Persons
The Anti-trafficking Working Group (ATWG) of UISG posted an interactive information center in 2017, to share the activities of Religious Congregations which combat trafficking.
Click here - Interactive Survey PPT slides
US Secretary of State Report into Global Trafficking. Trafficking in Persons Report
UN Women - http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/56sess.htm
ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking of Humans) - http://www.acrath.org.au/
Kiss - Health Report - Health of men, women and children in post trafficking services in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam: an observational cross sectional study - Ligia Kiss and colleagues. Click here to read this important and comprehensive research report.
Sign up to end Modern Slavery
Violence against Women and Girls
The Sisters in India stand in solidarity for support of a freedom movement to end generations of deep violence and suppression faced by millions of Indian woman and girls in this Womanifesto
One Billion Rising: One Billion Rising youtube clip
No One Should Work This Way – Ending the Abuse of Asian Women Domestic Workers
There are more than 52 million domestic workers worldwide but the vast majority are unprotected by labour laws. This leaves them open to – sometimes terrible – abuse and exploitation. The journalist Karen Emmons worked with the photographer Steve McCurry on a documentary project to record and expose some of the treatment experienced by Asian migrant domestic workers.
VIDEO with Journalist Karen Emmons – 01 December 2014
The Beijing Platform for Action
As part of UN Women's Beijing+20 campaign, during the month of December 2014 the focus was on Human Rights of Women.
View these excellent videos on Beijing+20
History of Women’s Empowerment in the Asia Pacific – The Journey for Gender Equality – ESCAP - http://youtu.be/4oCQpzffHW8?list=UUw0H1k76cVytDosvoTULQEQ
Issues and Challenges in Asia Pacific since Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – Achieving Gender Equality for the Future We Want - ESCAP - http://youtu.be/EXb3Klv-RME
Glimpse of Asia-Pacific Beijing +20 Conference – ESCAP and UN Women - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbVSWQeG6QQ
Empowering Women - Empowering Humanity: Picture It! - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHliULCiSCA&index=59&list=UUXDenzwzeXM1TNtTuWj8C4A
CEDAW Quick & Concise: Explaining the Principle of Non Discrimination - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBdDB5PKrmk&list=UUXDenzwzeXM1TNtTuWj8C4A
CEDAW Quick & Concise: The principle of state obligation - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umETapJ4b8o&list=UUXDenzwzeXM1TNtTuWj8C4A
CEDAW Quick & Concise: The principle of substantive equality - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rI8lNB-XMIk&list=UUXDenzwzeXM1TNtTuWj8C4A