UGANDA: WHRDIC CONDEMNS ATTACKS TO WHRD ANNET NAMATA (NANA) BY POLICE OFFICIALS

The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) condemns the continued attacks towards WHRD Annet Namata (Nana) by police officials and urges the Ugandan government to stop violence against her, ensure her protection and give her access to… Read More

WGNRR denounces anti-homosexuality law in Uganda

As a network of more than 1,000 members advocating, promoting and defending sexual and reproductive rights worldwide, especially of those who are most marginalized, the Women’s Global Network of Reproductive Rights (WGNRR) calls on President Yoweri Museveni to repeal the Anti‐Homosexuality Law, signed by the President on February 24th, 2014 and intended to go into effect immediately.

We’ve Had Enough: A Call to Action to Protect Women Human Rights Defenders & their Communities

On the 20th anniversary of the UN adoption of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and the 5th anniversary of the UN Resolution on the Protection of Women Defenders, we -women human rights defenders (WHRDs) from 19 countries… Read More

JOIN THE WHRDIC AT CSW 60

The WHRDIC is part of many events at the CSW60: The Role of Women Human Rights Defenders and Feminist Organisations in Realising Goal 16 of the Agenda 2030 Tuesday 15 March 2016, 10:30am CCUN, Chapel For more information… Read More

Statements

The WHRDIC condemns the violent attack by extremist groups on the women’s rights organization Society Without Violence in Armenia on 15 April 2014.

ISIS Women’s International Cross-Cultural Exchange

ISIS Women’s International Cross-Cultural Exchange (ISIS-WICCE) is a global action oriented women’s resource centre with the aim of promoting justice and women’s human rights through documentation of women’s realities and sharing of information and ideas to improve women’s status and overcome gender inequality.

The WHRD Movement

The Women Human Rights Defenders’ Movement Gambian woman Dr. Isatou Touray has dedicated her life to stamping out female genital cutting, through her organisation GAMCOTRAP.  Despite the authorities repeatedly threatening Dr. Touray, and arresting her on false charges,… Read More

Our Work

Since it was formalised as a Coalition in 2008, WHRDIC has made impressive progress directly with Women Human Rights Defenders, in the broader human rights movement, and at the United Nations level.