Below is a brief introduction to the principle of “intersectionality” and some framing questions to support your application of the framework in your proposals, presentations, and discussions for the US Human Rights Network’s national bi-annual conference, Advancing Human Rights.
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Globally, women face barriers to obtaining justice in their capacities as claimants, victims, witnesses or offenders, often driven by institutional, policy and legislative failure to remove discrimination, gender bias, stereotyping, stigma, indifference, corruption and impunity. This toolkit provides practical guidance on how to address these barriers across justice systems and within the contexts of: marriage, family and property rights; ending violence against women; and women in conflict with the law, with special reference to programming at country level.
La misión es promover el acceso a la justicia para grupos en situación de vulnerabilidad y la rendición de cuentas de las autoridades para el fortalecimiento del Estado Democrático de Derecho vía el fortalecimiento de las víctimas, acciones jurisdiccionales y la incidencia en políticas públicas.
MUSAWA is dedicated to defending the independence of the judiciary and the legal profession through leading a watchdog role in monitoring the performance of the pillars of justice in Palestine.
We work extensively with Iranian women outside the country and maintain a permanent contact with women inside Iran. The Women’s Committee is actively involved with many women’s rights organizations and NGO’s and the Iranian diaspora. The committee is a major source of much of the information received from inside Iran with regards to women. Attending…
This report provides information on acid attacks against women and girls in Iran for improper veiling, particularly in Isfahan, by gangs affiliated to the Iranian regime.
Formed in March 2011, the Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) brings together 60 organizations to ensure that U.S. border enforcement policies and practices are accountable and fair, respect human dignity and human rights, and prevent the loss of life in the region.
LGBT Voice is a registered national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) organization working to advance equality, diversity, education, and justice for LGBT people in Tanzania.
Founded in 1968, the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF) is the United States’ leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the