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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.

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.

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"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.

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"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.

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"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.

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Call for Contributions: Remembering WHRDs no longer with us

Join us in co-creating this year’s WHRD Online Tribute. Tell us about feminists and activists who are no longer with us.

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Call for Contributions: Remembering WHRDs no longer with us

Join us in co-creating this year’s WHRD Online Tribute. Tell us about feminists and activists who are no longer with us.

Source: AWID Read more

Call for Contributions: Remembering WHRDs no longer with us

Join us in co-creating this year’s WHRD Online Tribute. Tell us about feminists and activists who are no longer with us.

Source: AWID Read more