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Organizing for women’s rights requires more and better funding. We work to revolutionize approaches to funding and put financing from a feminist perspective squarely on the development agenda.
Resourcing Women's Rights
The dominant economic model perpetuates inequalities, impoverishment and rights violations. We seek to understand and reveal how the economy affects gender equality, to strengthen efforts towards economic and gender justice and press for recognition of women’s struggles, knowledge and aspirations.
Religious fundamentalisms are on the rise globally, increasing violence, extremisms, and reinforcing patriarchal structures and control of bodies and sexuality. We work to build knowledge and strengthen organizing against fundamentalisms.
Challenging Religious Fundamentalisms
WHRDs are exposed to the same types of risks that all other defenders who defend human rights, communities, and the environment face. However, they are also exposed to gender-based violence and gender-specific risks because they challenge existing gender norms within their communities and societies.
Women Human Rights Defenders
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