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Neesa: Looking forward

Neesa joined us in Ottawa for the 2015 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Htet Htet: Looking forward

Htet Htet  joined us in Ottawa for the 2015 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy… Read More »

Nobel laureates stand in solidarity with Q’eqchi’ women

February 1, 2016 We, the Nobel peace laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative, stand in solidarity with the brave Q’eqchi’… Read More »

Laureates: Mexico must support Ayotzinapa investigation

The Nobel laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative have a written a letter in support of the ongoing independent investigation… Read More »

Riya: Looking forward

Riya joined us in Ottawa for the 2015 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training alongside… Read More »

Security forces commit sexual violence in Burundi

The United Nations reported last Friday that Burundi security forces are gang-raping women while searching homes belonging to supporters of… Read More »

8 Women Leaders to Watch in 2016

There are so many phenomenal women across the globe working to advance human rights. We selected eight women leaders who… Read More »

Riya: Meet Nyuon Suzan Sebit, South Sudan

Riya joined us in Ottawa for the 2015 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Htet Htet: Meet N Bawk Hkwan, Burma

Htet Htet  joined us in Ottawa for the 2015 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy… Read More »

Neesa: Meet Yessica Trinidad, Honduras

Neesa joined us in Ottawa for the 2015 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Volunteer Opportunity: Online Media Assistant

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POSITION: Advocacy Volunteer – Assistant, Online Media Beginning: February 29 2016 A commitment of at least 24-30 hours per week… Read More »

Colombia guarantees health care for sexual violence survivors

The Constitutional Court of Colombia has passed a judgement that requires all health care providers in Colombia to offer sexual… Read More »

Our top 5 favourite moments from 2015!

It is hard to pick the top five moments from 2015 – because we really have so many more!  We are… Read More »

UN General Assembly adopts new resolutions on nuclear weapons

“Governments say a nuclear weapons ban is unlikely. Don’t believe it. They said the same about a mine ban treaty.”… Read More »

#WomenRefugeesWelcome media highlights

The #WomenRefugeesWelcome delegation made headlines from Serbia to Croatia and Slovenia to Germany!  From traveling along the Balkan refugee route and… Read More »

Neesa: International Advocacy 101

Neesa joined us in Ottawa for the 2015 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Women working to be heard at COP21

Women are disproportionately affected by climate change, yet they are underrepresented at COP21, the negotiations on climate change currently being… Read More »

Meet Stella Duque, Colombia

Photo credit: Nadja Drost “I started hearing concerns like, ‘I lost my husband, they disappeared him, how do I manage… Read More »

Meet Miriam Miranda, Honduras

Photo via Upside Down World “We live almost on the sea, right on the beach. It’s a blessing but recently it’s… Read More »

Meet Rita Martin, South Sudan

Photo courtesy of the Global Network for Women Peacebuilders “My educational background is something completely different from the work and activism… Read More »

Meet Narges Mohammadi, Iran

Photo via Kampain.info “I was not allowed to hold my son Ali and my daughter Kiana when they were born because… Read More »

Meet Brenda Rangel Ortiz, Mexico

(Photo courtesy of Brenda Rangel Ortiz) “In August 2013 my husband and I lived in the street for 17 days… Read More »

Meet Kandi Mossett, USA

(Photo courtesy of Indigenous Environmental Network) “My grandmother always sent us outside to play.  We didn’t sit in front of… Read More »

Meet Rola Hallam, Syria

(Photo credit: Igor Pavicevic) “After the British Parliament voted to bomb Syria, I thought to myself:  “Yeah, we drank from… Read More »

On the road: Reflections from Jody Williams

Reflections from Nobel peace laureate Jody Williams on Days 4 and 5 of the Opening Borders: #WomenRefugeesWelcome Delegation to The… Read More »