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Remembering women killed fighting for human rights in 2017

To mark International Women Human Rights Defenders’ Day, we pay tribute to some of the women killed this year because of their activism

Source: The Guardian and AWID

Co-creating the 2017 WHRD Tribute

Carol Rossetti is a Brazilian artist who has been involved in the creation of the 2017 AWID WHRDs Tribute.

Source: Carol Rossetti

Co-creating the 2017 WHRD Tribute

Carol Rossetti is a Brazilian artist who has been involved in the creation of the 2017 AWID WHRDs Tribute.

Source: Carol Rossetti

Co-creating the 2017 WHRD Tribute

Carol Rossetti is a Brazilian artist who has been involved in the creation of the 2017 AWID WHRDs Tribute.

Source: Carol Rossetti

#SheDefends: Long live the struggle of WHRDs!

The #she_defends campaign stresses that the battles fought by WHRDs to exist in the general realm of the Middle East and North Africa are still ongoing

Source: WHRD-MENA Coalition

Defending people and planet: WHRDs confronting extractive industries

We are launching two new resources featuring courageous Women Human Rights Defenders who are confronting extractive industries and corporate power. They share their struggles for land and life, and speak to the risks and challenges they face in their activism.

Defending people and planet: WHRDs confronting extractive industries

We are launching two new resources featuring courageous Women Human Rights Defenders who are confronting extractive industries and corporate power. They share their struggles for land and life, and speak to the risks and challenges they face in their activism.

Defending people and planet: WHRDs confronting extractive industries

We are launching two new resources featuring courageous Women Human Rights Defenders who are confronting extractive industries and corporate power. They share their struggles for land and life, and speak to the risks and challenges they face in their activism.

Recommendations to protect WHRDs confronting extractive industries

In our report on Women Human Rights Defenders confronting extractive industries,  AWID and the Women Human Rights Defender International Coalition (WHRDIC) have made the following recommendations in order to contribute towards a safe, enabling environments for WHRDs as they peacefully exercise power and define visions of development for themselves and their communities.

Recommendations to protect WHRDs confronting extractive industries

In our report on Women Human Rights Defenders confronting extractive industries,  AWID and the Women Human Rights Defender International Coalition (WHRDIC) have made the following recommendations in order to contribute towards a safe, enabling environments for WHRDs as they peacefully exercise power and define visions of development for themselves and their communities.