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Enabling Defenders Facilitator

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Manila, Philippines

Organization: Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights

UAF A&P is seeking an Enabling Defenders Facilitator who will be in charge of implementing UAF A&P’s programme on rapid response grantmaking, which provides protection and support for women human rights defenders at risk in Asia Pacific.

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What’s attracting women to Myanmar’s Buddhist nationalist movement?

Amid Myanmar’s transition towards democracy, a dangerous Buddhist nationalist movement is on the rise, and women are playing a key role.

Source: AWID and openDemocracy 50.50

What’s attracting women to Myanmar’s Buddhist nationalist movement?

Amid Myanmar’s transition towards democracy, a dangerous Buddhist nationalist movement is on the rise, and women are playing a key role.

Source: AWID and openDemocracy 50.50

What’s attracting women to Myanmar’s Buddhist nationalist movement?

Amid Myanmar’s transition towards democracy, a dangerous Buddhist nationalist movement is on the rise, and women are playing a key role.

Source: AWID and openDemocracy 50.50
Aysin Büyüknohutçu (EN)
Aysin Büyüknohutçu (EN)
Aysin Büyüknohutçu (EN)

Russia: Government vs. Rights Groups

For the past four years, the Kremlin has sought to stigmatize criticism or alternative views of government policy as disloyal, foreign-sponsored, or even traitorous.  It is part of a sweeping crackdown to silence critical voices that has included new legal restrictions on the internet, on freedom of expression, on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and on other fundamental freedoms.

Source: Human Rights Watch

International Coalition calls for public support to end increasing persecution of LGBT people in Indonesia

The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) appeals to the people of Indonesia and our friends and supporters around the world to help protect the rights and health of all Indonesian citizens by supporting efforts to end the growing mistreatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Indonesia.

Source: Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR)

WHRDs condemn online threats against Bondita Acharya

Bondita Acharya is an activist and a member of Women in Governance (WinG) Assam. She received death threats after condemning the arrest of three people for the possession of beef on 4 April 2017. The attacks on her include trolling on her Facebook account and other social media with sexually laden, criminal and defamatory posts.

Source: Women Human Rights Coalition (WHRDIC) / AWID