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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.

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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

#16Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Take Action Kit 2016

The theme of the 2016 #16Days Campaign is “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All”.

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#16Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Take Action Kit 2016

The theme of the 2016 #16Days Campaign is “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All”.

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#16Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Take Action Kit 2016

The theme of the 2016 #16Days Campaign is “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All”.

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Their freedom, our fight!

Across Europe, we are watching in horror as the Polish parliament tries to take away woemn's fundamental human rights. We condemn this attack on your freedom to make choices. We support your efforts to stop this terrible ban on abortion and we stand with you in solidarity across borders.

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Gender & Development: Natural Resource Justice

Deadline: 15 December 2016

In November 2017, the international journal Gender & Development will examine the theme of Natural Resource Justice, through the lens of gender equality and women’s rights.

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FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund - Call for Grant Applications

Deadline extended: 27 November 2016

FRIDA est fièr de lancer leur quatrième appel à propositions. Nous avons l’intention de soutenir jusqu’à 30 nouveaux groupes de jeunes féministes dirigés par des jeunes femmes et transsexuel(le)s âgé(e)s de moins de trente ans.

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CEDAW: Call for comments on gender-based violence

Deadline: 30 September 2016

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women invites you to submit comments to the General Recommendation No. 19.

Source: The Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) Read more