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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.

2017: Time to co-create our feminist futures!

AWID begins this year with strong energies and renewed commitments. As Co-Executive Directors, Cindy and Hakima present their greetings and some highlights of our work in 2017.

Source: AWID

2017: Time to co-create our feminist futures!

AWID begins this year with strong energies and renewed commitments. As Co-Executive Directors, Cindy and Hakima present their greetings and some highlights of our work in 2017.

Source: AWID

2017: Time to co-create our feminist futures!

AWID begins this year with strong energies and renewed commitments. As Co-Executive Directors, Cindy and Hakima present their greetings and some highlights of our work in 2017.

Source: AWID

The Asset Freeze of Nazra for Feminist Studies and its Founder and Executive Director is not an End to its Feminist Work

North Cairo Elementary Court decided to freeze the assets of feminist and woman human rights defender Mozn Hassan, Founder and Executive Director of “Nazra for Feminist Studies”, freeze the assets of “Nazra for Studies” Company, and to freeze the assets of “Nazra for Feminist Studies”.

Source: Nazra for Feminist Studies

Donor Ethics and the Revolution in the Making: Understanding the Role of Wellbeing in Human Rights Funding

We, human rights funders, support brave activists all around the world because we want the revolution to happen. For various reasons, we are not the ones at the frontlines. We are not the ones who will be jailed, who will get beaten or harassed, or threatened with rape for pursuing justice. Not for all of us, but for most of us, this is not the reality of our everyday lives.

Source: The International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG)

Hunting out Feminists in Egypt

Recent events in Egypt have made it clear that the Egyptian state seems determined to close down the civic space of feminists. Azza Soliman and Mozn Hassan Embody the State’s Refusal of Feminist Activism in both Private and Public Spheres.

Source: Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) / AWID

Take Action for Iştar Gözaydın

Iştar Gözaydın is one of the founders and a former executive member of the Helsinki Citizens' Assembly. On 20 December 2016, police officers arrested Ms. İştar Gözaydın at her house in Istanbul.

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