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…
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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.
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…
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.
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…
The Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) promotes gender equity within population, health, and nutrition programs with the goal of improving reproductive health/HIV/AIDS outcomes and fostering sustainable development.
Provides a public reporting mechanism for witnesses to various human rights violations in Lebanon, as well as a geographic map of human rights violations, filterable by year and type of violation.
This guidebook builds on the achievements of women human rights defenders, including those attained in the framework of the three-year international campaign on women human rights defenders. By looking at the specific types of human rights violations affecting women defenders because of their gender, the guidebook enhances understanding and awareness of the challenges faced by women defenders and serves as a tool to advocate for protection, redress and compensation measures.
The report reflects the growing body of analyses produced by the members of the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD International Coalition) since 2005. It demonstrates the evolution of our articulation of challenges to women human rights defenders (WHRDs), the source of these challenges and how best to respond to them. The use of 43 cases studies selected by WHRD International Coalition illuminate specific trends and experiences of WHRDs. The cases provide a vivid glimpse of the landscape in which WHRDs live and work.
Written by Inmaculada Barcia (AWID Consultant) and facilitated by the Association for Women