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How would you spend half a billion euros to end violence against women?

The European Union and United Nations announced the Spotlight Initiative: EUR 500 million to end violence against women. We will use your signatures to strengthen our multilateral advocacy around the Spotlight Initiative. Your commentary will help strengthen the demands and contribute to further regional analysis of these funds.

Source: Count Me In! Consortium / AWID Read more

How would you spend half a billion euros to end violence against women?

The European Union and United Nations announced the Spotlight Initiative: EUR 500 million to end violence against women. We will use your signatures to strengthen our multilateral advocacy around the Spotlight Initiative. Your commentary will help strengthen the demands and contribute to further regional analysis of these funds.

Source: Count Me In! Consortium / AWID Read more

How would you spend half a billion euros to end violence against women?

The European Union and United Nations announced the Spotlight Initiative: EUR 500 million to end violence against women. We will use your signatures to strengthen our multilateral advocacy around the Spotlight Initiative. Your commentary will help strengthen the demands and contribute to further regional analysis of these funds.

Source: Count Me In! Consortium / AWID Read more

Global gag rule: what impact will it have where you live?

The Guardian is running a project on the impact of Donald Trump’s revival of a policy that bans US aid for foreign organisations whose services include abortion provision or advice.

Source: The Guardian Read more

Global gag rule: what impact will it have where you live?

The Guardian is running a project on the impact of Donald Trump’s revival of a policy that bans US aid for foreign organisations whose services include abortion provision or advice.

Source: The Guardian Read more

Global gag rule: what impact will it have where you live?

The Guardian is running a project on the impact of Donald Trump’s revival of a policy that bans US aid for foreign organisations whose services include abortion provision or advice.

Source: The Guardian Read more

Guatemala: Indigenous Water Defender Lolita Chavez and Colleagues in Danger

For her work to defend her territory from unwanted and unregulated resource extraction, Lolita has suffered numerous threats, attacks and attempts on her life. She was granted precautionary measures to protect her life by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and lives with an armed guard by her side. However, while this guarantees some degree of protection, it is not nearly enough.

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Hugs of solidarity for Maryam

Maryam Alkhawaja, vocal advocate for digital security for women human right defenders all around the world, experiences online harassment as a direct consequence of her human rights activism for Bahrain.


Last week, she and her friend were followed in London, and photos of them hugging each other were taken without consent. Now, these photos are circulated globally along with demeaning comments about Maryam's identity and her activism.

Source: AWID Read more

Hugs of solidarity for Maryam

Maryam Alkhawaja, vocal advocate for digital security for women human right defenders all around the world, experiences online harassment as a direct consequence of her human rights activism for Bahrain.


Last week, she and her friend were followed in London, and photos of them hugging each other were taken without consent. Now, these photos are circulated globally along with demeaning comments about Maryam's identity and her activism.

Source: AWID Read more

Hugs of solidarity for Maryam

Maryam Alkhawaja, vocal advocate for digital security for women human right defenders all around the world, experiences online harassment as a direct consequence of her human rights activism for Bahrain.


Last week, she and her friend were followed in London, and photos of them hugging each other were taken without consent. Now, these photos are circulated globally along with demeaning comments about Maryam's identity and her activism.

Source: AWID Read more