Thematic Forums

Over the years, groups have been established to address specific issues of significance to the status of women. These Thematic Forums facilitate information sharing and networking, helping member organizations become more effective in their role.

The objectives of each of these Thematic Forums and some of their most important recent activities are described in the pages linked below.

Rights, Peace and Justice
Bineta Diop, Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS)
Edith Ballantyne, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
More information on the Thematic Forum –  Activity Blog

Economic Empowerment and Employment
Hillevi Perraudin, International Business and Professional Women
Valerie Bichelmeier, Mouvement Mondial des Mères / Make Mothers Matter (MMM)
More information on the Thematic Forum –  Activity Blog

Displacement and Migration
Joyce Jett, Solar Cooker International
Krishna Ahoojapatel, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
More information on the Thematic Forum –  Activity Blog

Women’s Right to Health
Afthon Beutler, Worldwide Organisation for Women (WOW)
Manjit Dosanjh, International Federation of University Women
More information on the Thematic Forum –  Activity Blog

Violence Against Women and girls
Marie-Claude Julsaint, World YWCA
Elly Pradervand, Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF)
More information on the Thematic Forum –  Activity Blog