Iran Protests: Feminists and WHRDs Detained

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

Women Human Rights Defenders confronting extractive industries – report

AWID and WHRDIC launch:  Women Human Rights Defenders confronting extractive industries- an Overview of Critical Risks and Human Rights Obligations The research, based on consultations with women from Africa, Asia and Latin America, reveals clear gender-specific patterns of… Read More

Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) stands in solidarity with Lawyers Collective and calls for an immediate end to government crackdown on civil society in India

We, the undersigned organizations, express solidarity with the Lawyers Collective, and strongly condemn the permanent cancellation of the license of the Lawyers’ Collective by means of the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA, 2010) by the Ministry of Home… Read More

Gendering Documentation : A manual for and about Women Human Rights Defenders

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

Bahrain: Ghada Jamsheer arrested

Baharain: Ghada Jamsheer arrested, and “illegal gathering” charges made against Maytham Al-Salman and Dr Taha Al-Derazi, who remains in detention. More prominent human rights defenders have been interrogated, charged and jailed in Bahrain in violation of their rights… Read More