Womankind Worldwide’s new policy briefing - Breaking the Silence: Ending online violence and abuse against women’s rights activists - which launched today on International Women’s Human Rights Defenders Day (29th November 2018). A policy briefing shedding light on the reality of online violence and abuse for women right’s activists – and the crucial need to address it in any pursuit for gender equality.
Online violence & abuse is a global issue & affects all women – including women’s rights activists. This #16Days, join the call to #BreakTheSilence & end violence against women & girls online. Read @woman_kind’s latest briefing & share to show your solidarity http://bit.ly/WKBreaktheSilence
Paperboat were delighted to return to Liberia to deliver a two day training on implementing effective GBV prevention and response services for Kvinna till Kvinna partner organisations.
Amnesty’s historic campaign Write for Rights is open until end of December. Amnesty run this campaign every year to show solidarity with 12 incredible women human rights defenders standing up against violence, for LGBTI rights, against corporate power and state repression. By taking part in Write for Rights you’ll join others demanding justice for Marielle Franco, a black lesbian councillor who worked tirelessly to support the most marginalised in Rio de Janeiro, she was killed on 14th March 2018 and no one has been charged for her murder. You will stand side by side with Pavitri Manjhi who is standing up to big companies seeking to remover her Adivasi community from their ancestral land. You can read about all the women involved and their cases here.