In lead up to Generation Equality Forum, Action Coalition themes announced

Today, UN Women, together with feminists across the world, and the Governments of Mexico and France, announced the Action Coalition themes for the Generation Equality Forum to be held in Mexico City and Paris this year. Written by UN Women The Action Coalitions are global, innovative partnerships with governments, civil society, international organizations, and the private sector,…

From slurs to sexual violence, women human rights defenders come under global attack

“Women human rights defenders are attacked because of who they are and what they do. The risks are even greater for those facing intersecting forms of discrimination… ” Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s Secretary General. Written by Amnesty International Governments are failing to protect women human rights defenders (WHRDs) who routinely face a wide range of…