The amicus brief argues that allowing an employer to rely on market-based excuses to justify pay differences between women and men doing the same job contradicts the purpose of equal pay laws themselves, and perpetuates the gender wage gap. IANGEL continues to support efforts that work to ensure gender equality under the law.
October 11th marks the 8th annual International Day of the Girl which serves to “highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.”¹ This year, to mark achievements attained since the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action in 1995, the theme of the day is “GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable.” Today IANGEL is proud to announce two new initiatives aimed at supporting girls’ rights.
Survivors of trafficking need pro bono legal assistance. Once trained, you can help survivors attain post-conviction relief as they seek to rebuild their lives.
An incredibly powerful response from Karla Guerra in this short video about her experiences in El Salvador with the daily inescapable prevalence of domestic violence and how that informed her becoming an activist. From feeling surrounded by the toxic masculinity and violence she experienced everyday, she then found work in the legal system and began to put herself in a position to do something about it. What an honor to facilitate this conversation and hear voices from young leaders like Karla, Jessica and Swarnima!
Join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion of the challenges faced by young feminists in the non-profit sector and how they are tackling these challenges in their work and everyday lives. Panelists from three different countries will provide a global perspective and comparisons of the issues in Nepal, El Salvador and
IANGEL recently submitted a report to the UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights, Ms. Karima Bennoune, in response to the call for submissions for the upcoming report on cultural rights and public spaces. Women, Cultural Rights, and Public Spaces: Analysis
2019 brought many new bills to the California Legislature that intend to support victims and survivors of human trafficking in the state. Starting off the year, the California Senate passed SR 11 to declare January 2019 as Human Trafficking Awareness
IANGEL Bridge Fellow Johanna Kanes attended the CSW Young Professionals Beijing+25 Event on May 30, 2019, honoring feminist author and women’s rights advocate, Charlotte Bunch. The event included a screening of the documentary film, “Passion and Politics: the Life and
On April 25, 2019, gender justice activists, attorneys, judges, partners, and supporters gathered in San Francisco to celebrate IANGEL’s 6th Anniversary. The Gala Dinner, themed “The Future is Ours”, featured two extraordinary women who have made outstanding contributions to the
The Amel Zenoune-Zouani Rights and Leadership Award in 2019 was awarded to Dr. Riffat Hassan at IANGEL’s 6th Anniversary Dinner on April 25, 2019. Dr. Riffat Hassan is distinguished by her decades of achievement as an internationally acclaimed scholar of the Qur’an,