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World Pulse Launches Action Campaign for Women's Digital Inclusion

We are excited to announce the launch of our WWW: Women Weave the Web Campaign! Join World Pulse in supporting women who are using the Internet to transform the world. From the streets of Nairobi to the plazas of Buenos Aires, women are logging on and sparking change. Now is the time to break down the digital divide. Participate in our campaign to make sure that every woman can access the tools that will empower her!

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Honduras – Update: Temporary detention of human rights defender Ms Berta Cáceres

On 26 January 2014, at midday, human rights defender and co-ordinator general of the Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares e Indígenas de HondurasCOPINH (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras), Ms Berta Cáceres, was temporarily detained.

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Upcoming courses at the Violence Prevention Learning Center

Raising Voices and the Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP) announce the launch of the Violence Prevention Learning Center!

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Spain: Women and professionals will seek sexual, reproductive and professional asylum at the French embassy

Today in Spain abortion is legal and it is a right, but you can lose it tomorrow. Seek asylum in the French embassy.

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The Equal Rights Trust Urges President of Uganda not to Sign Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Following its recent approval by the Parliament of Uganda, The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) has repeated its call to the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, not to sign the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. 

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Women impacted by violence in South Sudan

Since mid-December, nearly 400,000 people have been displaced by violence that has spread throughout South Sudan. Women and children are particularly vulnerable to the escalating violence and reports show that a disproportionate number of women have been displaced by the fighting.  

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Final Declaration and Recommendations of the Peoples' Global Action on Migration, Development and Human Rights

From September 30th to October 4th, 2013, 500 migrant community, civil society, and trade union delegates from 64 countries gathered in New York City at the Church Center for the UN for the 7th annual People’s Global Action on Migration, Development, & Human Rights (PGA). Representing a diverse cross-section of civil society, including migrants’ associations, human rights NGOs, trade unions, workers’ organizations, anti-poverty groups, faith-based organizations, and other social movements, we came together to build the movement for migrants’ rights, strengthen our collective analysis, and demand a place in discussions that affect us.

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Kazakhstan – Update: Human rights defender Ms Roza Tuletaeva to be transferred to penal colony

On 9 January 2014, the Atyrau District Court approved a petition from human rights defender Ms Roza Tuletaeva to be transferred to a low security penal colony.

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Kazakhstan – Update: Human rights defender Ms Roza Tuletaeva to be transferred to settlement colony

On 9 January 2014, the Atyrau District Court approved a petition from human rights defender Ms Roza Tuletaeva to be transferred to a settlement colony, a low security penal colony. 

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Honduras: Update: Trial of human rights defenders Berta Cáceres, Tomás Gómez and Aureliano Molina provisionally suspended

On 9 January 2014, the Appeals Court of Comayagua provisionally suspended the case against human rights defenders Ms Berta Cáceres and Messrs Tomás Gómez and Aureliano Molina

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