Making a Difference at CSW63

ICJW’s representatives at the UN in New York have helped to organize an NGO CSW side event during CSW63 entitled: “Critical Mass to Gender Parity—Women in Government Do Make a Difference!” This will be part of ICJW’s participation in the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations in New York from […]

United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

The 2019 theme for United Nations Holocaust Memorial Day was “Holocaust Remembrance: Demand and Defend Your Human Rights”. At a time when the spread of Neo-Nazism and hate groups is fueling rising anti-semitism and other forms of hatred around the world, this theme encourages youth to learn from the lessons of the Holocaust, act against […]

Passports for Life Exhibition

I am pleased to share with you this invitation for the 24th of January, 11 am, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, for the official opening of the exhibition Passports for Life.   The UN gracefully agreed to expose in the Palais these precious documents, the Eiss Archives, which will remain there during the whole week of the […]

The Plastic Plague: Practical Ways to Make a Difference

Dr Anne Morris, Chair of the ICJW Committee for Environment and Sustainable Development, with Jeannette Tsoulos and Jade Weiner, have put together some guidelines to help ICJW members around the world to cut their plastic consumption and help protect the planet. Perhaps we hardly noticed how it happened, but plastics surround us. They are in […]

Women’s March 2019

NCJW USA has been considering its participation in the Women’s March, planned for January 19, 2019, in Washington D.C. and in cities around the world. This statement by Beatrice Kahn, President, and Nancy K. Kaufman, CEO, sets out our U.S. affiliate’s considered opinion on this controversial organization and event. “It’s an exciting time for women […]

Women of Peace in Belgium

In December, 2018, Nadine Iarchy, ICJW’s Chair of Interfaith and Intercultural, was chosen as one of 21 Women of Peace in Belgium. Nadine was chosen because of her interfaith work and her other activities. The ceremony to honour the 21 chosen Women of Peace 2018 took place at the Belgian Senate and was organized by the […]

Human Rights & Women’s Rights

The League of Jewish Women in London held their Human Rights Day Seminar on Wednesday 12th December 2018, discussing women’s rights on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Rabbi Lee Wax spoke on behalf of Jewish Women’s Aid, which supports 600 women and 100 children in the UK, but know that […]

70 Years of Human Rights

  On December 10, 1948, the world recognized the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common standard for human dignity: a code by which the peoples of the world should live. It appeared after one of the most deepest tragedies humanity lived, the Shoah. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights took shape in a […]

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

ICJW is supporting the campaign “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” commencing on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and concluding on International Human Rights Day, December 10. 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. Today, violence […]