IANGEL PAPER CITED BY UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR

IANGEL PAPER CITED BY UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR

It is a great honor to announce that Ms. Bennoune has cited IANGEL’s paper, Women, Cultural Rights, and Public Spaces, in her report to the UN General Assembly. In her report, Ms. Bennoune addresses public spaces in the context of cultural rights, the international legal framework supporting cultural rights through public spaces, and offers a “cultural rights checklist” for policymakers regarding public spaces.

IANGEL attends Restoration and Protection of Trafficking Survivors Symposium

IANGEL attends Restoration and Protection of Trafficking Survivors Symposium

UN Special Rapporteur Maria Giammarinaro presented on innovative and transformative models of social inclusion of trafficking survivors into societies, the subject of her recent report to the UN General Assembly. She discussed the use of the term “social inclusion” and the impact terminology can have on survivors. As a term, “social inclusion” is meant to highlight the importance of quality of life after trafficking, including dignity, employment and family unity.

IANGEL Announces New Initiative ‘Girls Rights’ Project’ in Celebration of International Day of the Girl

IANGEL Announces New Initiative ‘Girls Rights’ Project’ in Celebration of International Day of the Girl

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.

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