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Libraries and Women’s Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Health: Building Awareness, Providing Access to Information and Knowledge

IFLA has submitted a response to the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights call for inputs on women and girls’ sexual and reproductive rights. Libraries around the world are working to raise awareness and knowledge about women’s SRHR, helping deliver on their fundamental rights to health and access to information. Read More

  • News
  • 03 September 2020
  • By: anonymous

International Women’s Day 2020: Advocacy Kit for Libraries

International Women’s Day is drawing near, and the celebrations in 2020 will hold special significance in light of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. For libraries, this is an opportunity to join in the global discussion, celebrate the achievements, reflect on… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 February 2020

Getting ready for the 2020 International Women’s Day: an Advocacy Kit for Libraries

International Women’s Day - 8 March - is drawing near, and this year’s celebrations will hold special significance in light of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. For libraries, this is an opportunity to join in the global discussion, celebrate the achievements, reflect on lessons learned and chart future action towards gender equality. Read More

  • News
  • 12 February 2020
  • By: anonymous

Call for Papers – Climate change: Supporting communities, Users, Collections and Spaces in the era of Climate Uncertainty

Climate change forces all of us to face the reality that we will see major shifts in our economic models, our physical landscapes, our energy systems, and resource management more generally. Libraries, archives, and other members of the cultural heritage space are facing and are predicted to face tremendous impacts on our collections, collecting, facilities, services, funding, users, communities, and professional lives. Read More

  • News
  • 10 January 2020
  • By: Evviva Weinraub Lajoie

Libraries Protect Women’s Cultural Rights

Cultural rights have long been recognised as a pillar of human rights. According to the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, everyone should be able to take part in the cultural life of their community. The 1966 International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights adds… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019