Prize for women´s creativity in rural life. Created in 1994, the WWSF Prize is a recognition of achievements, awarded every year to women and women's groups around the world who exhibit exceptional creativiy, courage and commitment in improving the quality of life in rural communities (1000 US$ per Laureate / 3000 US$ for special groups in Africa). 385 cash prizes awarded since 1994.
International Day of Rural Women - 15 October. Created in 1995 to raise awareness about women's contributions to development, household food security and peace, an annual WWSF Open Letter and Call to Action empowers local and national actors, to organize activities and events, increasing awareness and knowledge (the World Day was declared a UN Resolution Day in 2007).
White Ribbon-Campaign Switzerland©. Men and Women pledge not to commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women. Annual events/conferences are organized in Switzerland.
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International Campaign and World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse - 19 November. A global campaign to prioritize prevention. Created in 2000, the Campaign and World Day have as their aim to create a worldwide culture of prevention of abuse and violence against children. Hundreds of organizations in 135 countries commit to support the day and/or organize national and local activities.
Prize for Prevention of Child Abuse Activities. Created in 2003, the WWSF Prize annually awards active WWSF coalition member organizations that carry out innovative and pertinent prevention measures. 26 awards bestowed so far (US$ 5000 per year).
WWSF Clearinghouse for Prevention of Child Abuse and Violence Against Children, a database and Internet links to good practice prevention measures.
Yellow Ribbon campaign - "YES to prevention of child abuse!" A tool to declare every house and institution safe for children.
YouthEngage.com - An interactive website for young people to pledge their commitment to prevent abuse and violence against children and among adolescents. The YouthEngage.com website was launched on 12 August 2010, International Youth Day.
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Conferences / Working Groups
Active participation in various NGO/CSW-Geneva/UN working groups, NGO-CRC-Child Right Connect working groups, and occasional conferences and meetings.
Participation in the UN Human Rights Council sessions and the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).