Campaigning against FGM in Canada

Debbie Wasserman, President of NCJW Canada, reports on their correspondence with the Federal Opposition Party of Canada about reconsideration of decriminalizing female genital mutation in Canada. Advocacy does make a difference!!!  January 2, 2018 Dear Mr. Scheer, National Council of Jewish Women of Canada (NCJWC) is a voluntary organization, which in the spirit of Judaism, is dedicated […]

Women Entrepreneurs Lead on SDGs

Joan Lurie Goldberg, ICJW Representative to the UN in NY, reports on an event about women entrepreneurs and sustainable development. The NGO Committee on Sustainable Development-NY held a meeting on March 1 entitled “Women Entrepreneurs Lead on SDGs”. The meeting was a pre-CSW62 discussion by a panel of women entrepreneurs with successful businesses which are in support […]

Anti-Semitism & Racism in South Africa

Report from South Africa, September 2017 – February 2018 Update from South Africa The dramatic and very welcome change in South Africa’s regime on 9th February this year, with the much-longed-for resignation of Jacob Zuma and the swearing-in of Cyril Ramaphosa, former deputy-president under Zuma, as new President of the country, has brought renewed optimism and […]