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Feminists on strike and in action

From local communities to international human rights spaces

March 8th finds us in various places: out in the streets, organizing strikes, educating our communities, or simply struggling to survive.

Global systems of oppression are everywhere; but so is feminist resistance.

Source: AWID

Feminists on strike and in action

From local communities to international human rights spaces

March 8th finds us in various places: out in the streets, organizing strikes, educating our communities, or simply struggling to survive.

Global systems of oppression are everywhere; but so is feminist resistance.

Source: AWID

Feminists on strike and in action

From local communities to international human rights spaces

March 8th finds us in various places: out in the streets, organizing strikes, educating our communities, or simply struggling to survive.

Global systems of oppression are everywhere; but so is feminist resistance.

Source: AWID

Key reports & resolutions at the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council

The 37th session of the HRC is taking place in Geneva from 23 February to 23 March 2018, where the HRC will be presented with thematic and country reports from UN experts and where Member States will debate and pass resolutions on cross-cutting human rights issues and human rights situations in particular countries.

Remembering Asma Jahangir, Carrying Powerful Possibility Forward

Asma Jahangir, Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist, passed away on 11 February 2018. With heavy hearts, three members of AWID staff share their memories of her.

Source: AWID

Remembering Asma Jahangir, Carrying Powerful Possibility Forward

Asma Jahangir, Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist, passed away on 11 February 2018. With heavy hearts, three members of AWID staff share their memories of her.

Source: AWID

Remembering Asma Jahangir, Carrying Powerful Possibility Forward

Asma Jahangir, Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist, passed away on 11 February 2018. With heavy hearts, three members of AWID staff share their memories of her.

Source: AWID

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