Reading time: 4 minutes The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders (HRD) defines women human rights defenders as both female human rights defenders, and any other human rights defenders who work in the defence of women’s rights or on gender issues (A/HRC/16/44). Typical challenges faced by WHRDs in East Africa both in urban settlements and grassroot…

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Equality Now is dedicated to Gender Equality: Women and girls are fundamentally equal to men and boys. Universality: Everyone, everywhere, has the right to live without violence and discrimination. Partnership: We value strong reciprocal relationships with organizations and activists who also champion equality. Speaking Up and Out: Where others see controversy, we see opportunities for…

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Organization Logo: AHA Foundation

The AHA Foundation is the leading organization working to end honor violence that shames, hurts or kills thousands of women and girls in the US each year, and puts millions more at risk. AHA also works to elevate the status of women and girls globally, so they can create peace and prosperity for themselves, their…

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Organization Logo: Akidwa

Akina Dada wa Africa-AkiDwA (Swahili for sisterhood) is a national network of migrant women living in Ireland. The organisation was established in 2001 by a group of African women to address, isolation, racism and Gender Based Violence that the women were experiencing at the time.

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Organization Logo: Anti-FGM Board – A society free from female genital mutilation

The Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Board is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency that was established in December 2013 following the enactment of the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act,2011. It is in the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs. Their mission is to uphold the dignity and empowerment of girls and women in Kenya through…

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