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Iranian women protest: Peace for Yemeni women

Iranian women protest: Peace for Yemeni women

Hundreds of Iranian women gathered in front of the UN office in Tehran on May 25 to protest the Saudi-led… Read More »

Nobel laureates: Refugees need Europe’s protection

Nobel laureates: Refugees need Europe’s protection

Five Nobel peace laureates are calling on European Union officials and member states to provide refugees fleeing conflict-torn countries protection… Read More »

Release Narges Mohammadi: Laureates

Release Narges Mohammadi: Laureates

Six Nobel Laureates have released a statement urging the Iranian government to immediately release woman human rights defender, Narges Mohammadi… Read More »

Women’s Court in former Yugoslavia brings feminist approach to justice

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Women activists from countries of the former Yugoslavia held a Women’s Court from May 7 – 10. Survivors of violence… Read More »

Sister to Sister Update – Alice: Looking forward

Sister to Sister Update - Alice: Looking forward

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

Canadian Embassy in Mexico backs human rights abuses by mining company

This sign outside the La Platosa mine says, "Water unfit for human consumption." (Prometeo Lucero/Red TDT via CBCNews)

A new report from MiningWatch Canada alleges that the Canadian Embassy in Mexico is supporting human rights abuses related to… Read More »

Colombia and FARC rebels to clear landmines

Colombia and FARC rebels to clear landmines

The Colombian government and Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) rebels have reached an agreement to remove landmines, improvised explosive… Read More »

Nobel Laureates provide safeguard recommendations to World Bank

Nobel Laureates provide safeguard recommendations to World Bank

The Nobel Women’s Initiative has sent an open letter to the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, expressing… Read More »

Colombian activist faces death threat

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Criminal group Los Costeños Auc sent a death threat to Mayerlis Angarita, a leader for victims of violence in Colombia,… Read More »

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