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Women from Movements Around the World Speak In One Voice at the United Nations to Ensure Safety for All

Frontline women activists representing over 20 countries will remind member states of their legal obligation to protect human rights on Read More »

Standing up for justice at the UN: Our response to Ambassador Haley

Every day, Urgent Action Fund provides rapid response support to human rights defenders working for gender justice and women’s rights. Read More »

Data at the Intersections: Advancing environmental and climate justice using a human rights lens

Originally posted by the Human Rights Funding Network on May 23, 2018.  In February, in San Francisco, a group of Read More »

We have updated our Privacy Policy

To keep your personal information safe and in your control, we have updated our Privacy Policy in accordance with the General Read More »

Justice for Marielle Franco

May she rest in power. PUBLIC STATEMENT It’s with somber hearts that we reach out to you as joint Sister Read More »

Shifting the Power: Women’s Voices at the Center of Global Justice Conversations

  UPDATE: Access the full report on the outcomes of the Shifting the Power summit here. “We are in a moment Read More »

On “keeping going while things are stirring…”& the ongoing women’s marches

Shalini Eddens One year ago, over 3 million people around the United States took to the streets to protest a Read More »

First Legal Report of its Kind Documenting the Experiences of WHRDS Launches on Human Rights Day

“Closing space” refers to a term used by human rights defenders to explain the diminishing freedom to practice their activism. Read More »

Looking back on 2017 + resourcing 2018

Funding rapid response grants for the collective care and resilience of women means that our core value is co-responsibility.  Co-responsibility to Read More »

New Fund for Women Human Rights Defenders in Asia Pacific Launched

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  24 October 2017 Colombo, Sri Lanka Over one hundred women’s human rights advocates will gather in Colombo, Read More »
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