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  • 17 July 2012

    For those of you that don’t know the appalling vitriol that Anita Sarkeesian has been subject to, you can read a summary of it here. It’s worrying that there are people out there who are capable of perpetrating this campaign of hatred. But what’s more worrying is that we don’t seem to know what to do about it.

  • 27 June 2012

    Human rights experts and State representatives came together on Tuesday 26 June in the first-ever United Nations Human Rights Council panel discussion on the protection of women human rights defenders.

    The panel took place as part of the Council’s annual day of discussion on women’s human rights, and recommendations were made to States on establishing and strengthening national programmes to protect women human rights defenders, based on the gender-specific nature of many of the...

  • 27 June 2012

    The WHRD International Coalition was represented on the panel by Sunila Abeysekera and the Meso-American Initiative of WHRDs was represented through a video statement by Marusia López Cruz. AWID is proud to be a member of both collaboratives and congratulates the speakers on relaying the experiences and concerns of WHRDs from around the world.

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