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

WHRD-IC statement of solidarity with Philippines WHRDs and support to the International People’s Tribunal on the Philippines

Today 28th October 2018, on the eve of the Human Rights Defenders World Summit, in Paris, France, the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD-IC) express grave concern on the ongoing attacks and criminalisation of women human rights… Read More

Saudi Arabia: WHRDIC together with over 160 groups call for accountability following murder of journalist and widespread arrest of women’s rights defenders

Original post here: https://www.gc4hr.org/news/view/1972 Recognising the fundamental right to express our views, free from repression, over 160 civil society organisations call on the international community, including the United Nations, multilateral and regional institutions as well as democratic governments committed… Read More

Human Rights Defenders World summit 2018

The HRD World Summit is taking place next week in Paris. The Summit will see 150 human rights defenders from all over the world coming together to mark the 20th anniversary of the  HRD Declaration and remind those in power that… Read More

Join the WHRDIC at CSW59

Join the WHRDIC at CSW59. We are part of 3 events: Protection in practice for women human rights defenders and their work Monday 9 March 13.15 – 14.45 Conference Room 7, General Assembly Building, UN Headquarters Learn more… Read More

Our Right to Safety Report Now in Spanish, French and Arabic

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

Watch the Conversation with Arab WHRDs!

On Thursday, 20 November at 4 pm GMT leading Arab women human rights defenders Alaa Murabit (Libya), Sally Zohney (Egypt) and Atiaf Al-Wazir (Yemen) spoke at a web forum about the human rights situation in their region. Watch… Read More