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Include women in peace processes: Nobel Laureates

Nobel Laureates signed the final Istanbul Declaration and Call to Action on women and peace.

Nobel laureates Jody Williams and Shirin Ebadi joined Tawakkol Karman in Turkey this week for the “Istanbul Conference on Peace… Read More »

Mexican court acquits human rights defender

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A Mexican court has acquitted indigenous human rights defender Lucila Bettina Cruz Velazquez of all charges against her. Bettina Cruz… Read More »

#SurvivorsUnited delegation wraps up in Colombia

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The #SurvivorsUnited delegation has returned home after a powerful week in Colombia to share the needs and demands of sexual… Read More »

#SurvivorsUnited urges women’s inclusion in Colombia peace process

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Delegates from the International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict‘s #SurvivorsUnited delegation to Colombia – including Nobel… Read More »

Tawakkol Karman urges peaceful protest in Yemen

Yemen’s Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman is urging citizens of Yemen to rise against the Houthi coup and continue… Read More »

Sister to Sister Update – Andrea: Looking Forward

Andrea joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

International Advocacy 101: Andrea

Andrea joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Andrea: Meet the Mack Chang sisters, Guatemala

Andrea joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

African leaders call for AU to act on violence against women

Leymah Gbowee at GIMAC in January 2015

Nobel Peace Laureate and Campaign co-chair, Leymah Gbowee, led an International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict delegation to… Read More »

Join Stop Rape Campaign’s delegation to Colombia

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Join us as we follow the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict’s delegation to Colombia from… Read More »

Release Raif Badawi: Saudi Arabia

The Nobel Women’s Initiative has sent an open letter to Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, urging… Read More »

Sister to Sister Update – Maha: Looking forward

Maha joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Spanish Embassy Massacre: Justice in Guatemala

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Police Chief Pedro Garcia Arrendondo has been found guilty of ordering an attack on the Spanish Embassy  in Guatemala City… Read More »

Burmese Soldiers Raped and Killed Two Kachin Teachers

Burmese Soldiers Raped and Killed Two Kachin Teachers On January 19, Burmese Army soldiers brutally raped and killed two female… Read More »

Support the Marshall Islands as they take nuclear powers to court

Nuclear test in Marshall Islands in 1946

The Marshall Islands were the site of the United States’ biggest nuclear tests 60 years ago. Now this small island… Read More »

Join us in Ottawa: Support women of DRC

Update: There are just a few tickets still available! If you plan to buy at the door, arrive early! Are… Read More »

Women disappointed with COP 20 climate talks

Women’s rights advocates are disappointed that this year’s COP 20 climate talks in Peru failed to make substantial progress towards… Read More »

Alice: Meet Nunu Diana, South Sudan

Alice joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Maha: Meet Fahima Hashim, Sudan

Maha joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Nobel Laureates advocate for global peace

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The 14th annual World Summit of Nobel Laureates was held in Rome from December 12th to the 14th. The Summit… Read More »

Vienna Conference makes progress toward nuclear ban

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It looks like a ban on nuclear weapons is coming soon, says Erin Hunt of Mines Action Canada. She was… Read More »

TAKE ACTION: Write for Rights and change a life

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Write a letter and change a life! Join thousands of others in calling for freedom and justice for people whose… Read More »

Launch of multimedia exhibition: Beauty in the Middle

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Beauty in the Middle: Women of the Congo Speak Out The Nobel Women’s Initiative and the International Campaign to Stop… Read More »

International Advocacy 101: Alice

Alice joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

International Advocacy 101: Maha

Maha joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »