WHRD-IC inputs to UN SR report on ‘Women, Girls and the Right to a Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment’
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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2M ago
On behalf of the Women Human Rights Defender International Coalition (WHRD-IC) we thank the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment for the opportunity to provide responses to select questions from their Questionnaire inputting into the... Read More ..read more
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WHRD-IC is hiring an Executive Coordinator
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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3M ago
Apply to lead the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD-IC)!Deadline for application: 28 October 2022 ..read more
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Iran Protests: Feminists and WHRDs Detained
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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3M ago
Read Femena latest reports Since the start of mass protests in Iran following the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, who was arrested by “Morality” police for improper hijab, scores of ordinary citizens and rights defenders have been... Read More ..read more
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Sudan: WHRD Wini Omer may face death sentence
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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3y ago
Statement launched by the Regional Coalition of Women Human Rights Defenders in the Middle East and North Africa. Find original post here. Journalist and WHRD Wini Omer could face the death penalty after allegations including prostitution and espionage.... Read More ..read more
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The WHRD IC stands in solidarity with those arrested in Turkey and calls for their immediate release.
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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3y ago
The WHRD IC is deeply concerned about the recent detention of eight Turkish human rights defenders and two IT trainers and calls for their immediate and unconditional release. Among those who were detained from a human rights workshop... Read More ..read more
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Defending the territory, defending life: Women human rights defenders resist extractivism in Latin America
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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3y ago
By Laura Carvajal, Urgent Action Fund – Latin America Throughout Latin America, women defenders of nature and the environment have organized themselves in diverse and creative ways to resist a hostile context of aggression and to transform an unsustainable... Read More ..read more
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Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD-IC) Statement on International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, 29 November 2016
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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3y ago
Today we celebrate International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. Women human rights defenders (WHRDs) are women who defend human rights, and all persons who defend the rights of women and girls and the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual,... Read More ..read more
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Visionary, Defiant and Resilient: Bahrain’s Dissenting Women
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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3y ago
This article appeared in the Huffington Post written by Semanur Karaman. We re-post it here. The Gulf State of Bahrain is known for its extravagance. Gloating over multi-million dollar investments in tourism, sports and banking, the kingdom does... Read More ..read more
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Mozn Hassan and Nazra for Feminist Studies receive the “Right Livelihood” Award
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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3y ago
The “Right Livelihood” Award, known as the Alternative Nobel prize was awarded to Nazra for Feminist Studies. Feminist activist and woman human rights defender Mozn Hassan and Nazra received this award for the work they conducted on several issues... Read More ..read more
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Bahrain: Ghada Jamsheer arrested
Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition
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3y ago
Baharain: Ghada Jamsheer arrested, and “illegal gathering” charges made against Maytham Al-Salman and Dr Taha Al-Derazi, who remains in detention. More prominent human rights defenders have been interrogated, charged and jailed in Bahrain in violation of their rights... Read More ..read more
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