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Shaking the ground, coloring the sky: Challenges, strategies and impact of FRIDA's LBTQI grantee partners

The rights of Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LBTQI) community members to freely express their full identities and live free from violence have become critical rights to protect for many movements, including feminist movements. In our last call for proposals in 2015, FRIDA received 34 applications from groups whose primary focus area is LBTQI rights. 

Breaking the Silence: Criminalisation of Lesbians and Bisexual Women and its Impacts

The new report is an in-depth analysis of how laws criminalising consensual same-sex intimacy specifically impact lesbians and bisexual women.

Gender analysis resources

RinGs has published resources on what gender analysis is and practical examples of how it can be incorporated into health systems research, as well as how intersectionality can be used as a framework to understand and respond to health inequities. 

Key Issues Guide: Social protection and the empowerment of girls and women

This new resource guide brings together key reading for governments, development partners, civil society organisations and researchers to consider in designing, financing and implementing social protection programmes that can support girls' and women’s empowerment. 

Gender, Age and Migration: An Extended Briefing

BRIDGE has published an extensive briefing on Gender, Age and Migration. 

Report on Abortion to the 49th Commission on Population & Development 2016

World Health Day was 7 April 2016 

Today, in support of women's health, we say:  

No more prosecutions for abortion 
Abortion out of the criminal law !!

Criminalización de la labor de las defensoras y los d efensores de derechos humanos

El informe  analiza de forma detallada el problema del uso indebido del derecho penal por parte de actores estatales y no estatales con el objeto de criminalizar la  labor de defensoras y defensores de derechos humanos.

Lessons from Collective Advocacy at the United Nations

Women Thrive have published a report on Getting Equitable Education on the Global Agenda.

The Devil is in the Details

This research paper from AWID examines the relationship between development initiatives, the growth of religious fundamentalisms, and the state of women’s rights. The paper is currently published in English, with French and Spanish translation planned for later in 2016.

The Devil is in the Details

This research paper from AWID examines the relationship between development initiatives, the growth of religious fundamentalisms, and the state of women’s rights. The paper is currently published in English, with French and Spanish translation planned for later in 2016.