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'Protection of the Family': A Human Rights Response

Recent moves at the UN for ‘protection of the family’ conflict with established principles of international human rights law, including universality and indivisibility.

'Protection of the Family': A Human Rights Response

Recent moves at the UN for ‘protection of the family’ conflict with established principles of international human rights law, including universality and indivisibility.

'Protection of the Family': A Human Rights Response

Recent moves at the UN for ‘protection of the family’ conflict with established principles of international human rights law, including universality and indivisibility.

Our Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders' Holistic Approach to Protection

This publication provides a reflection on the complex situations of women who face threats and violations as a result of their work defending human rights.

Our Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders' Holistic Approach to Protection

This publication provides a reflection on the complex situations of women who face threats and violations as a result of their work defending human rights.

Our Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders' Holistic Approach to Protection

This publication provides a reflection on the complex situations of women who face threats and violations as a result of their work defending human rights.

Director of Communications and Media

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Flexible

Organization: Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)

The role holder provides strategic direction and oversight for AWID’s general and programmatic communications and media relations to help promote the issues we champion, amplify the voices of the feminist and social justice movements we work with, engage our key stakeholders and build new communities of partners, inspire support and advance the organization’s mission.

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HRC35: Keeping feminist demands on the table at the Human Rights Council

AWID took to Geneva this June to participate in the 35th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC).   The HRC is the key intergovernmental body within the United Nations system responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.

Source: AWID

"They are not forgotten", a short poem to WHRDs who are no longer with us

A short poem to remember an honour WHRDs and activists who are no longer with us.

Source: AWID

"They are not forgotten", a short poem to WHRDs who are no longer with us

A short poem to remember an honour WHRDs and activists who are no longer with us.

Source: AWID