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
The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) is a network that supports and protects women human rights defenders worldwide in their defence of human rights. Read more
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
A publication of the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition, this manual is motivated by the courageous activism of people—and in particular, women—around the world who dare to resist, to fight for what we believe is right, and… Read More
Our Right to Safety: Women Human Rights Defenders’ Holistic Approach to Protection is now available in French, Spanish and Arabic. The report provides a reflection on the complex situations of women defenders who face threats and violations as… Read More
WHRDs face a variety of risks and violations in their work. The WHRDIC is launching a new report in an effort to assess the various mechanisms that have been developed to provide protection to WHRDs at risk.
A tool for WHRDs to claim rights and claim justice, to empower them further in their role as defenders. This guidebook details the types of violations experienced by WHRDs and explains how to document these, in order to… Read More