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Marshall Islands push U.S. to enter nuke talks

Marshall Islands push U.S. to enter nuke talks

The Marshall Islands is appealing to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco regarding the US Federal Court’s… Read More »

Human rights organizations call for change in Honduras

Human rights organizations call for change in Honduras

Honduran and international human rights organizations last month sent a letter to the Honduran government expressing their support for the… Read More »

Victory for grassroots anti-mining group in Guatemala

Victory for grassroots anti-mining group in Guatemala

The nonviolent anti-mining group La Puya won a major victory last month. For three years, the group has been blockading… Read More »

Sister-to-Sister 2015 begins in Ottawa!

Sister-to-Sister 2015 begins in Ottawa!

Join us to welcome three stellar young women rights activists to Ottawa for the 2015 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program! Neesa Medina… Read More »

Human rights organizations and activists support Iran nuclear deal

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Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi  joined other Iranian human rights organizations and activists in welcoming the Iran nuclear deal. Ebadi is the… Read More »

New report: Governments must protect women activists from violence

ActionAid Report: Fearless

ActionAid and the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition recently released a report showing growing violence against women human rights… Read More »

Hondurans stage hunger strike, demand protection for indigenous groups

Hondurans stage hunger strike, demand protection for indigenous groups

Members of indigenous groups, along with supporters from Central America’s Occupy Movement (Los Indignados Movimiento), last month held a hunger… Read More »

Israeli women defy ban, continue call for boycott of Israel

Israeli women defy ban, continue call for boycott of Israel

Last month, the Coalition of Women for Peace issued a statement reaffirming its call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)… Read More »

Nobel Women release 2014 Annual Report

Nobel Women release 2014 Annual Report

The Nobel Women’s Initiative is pleased to announce the release of our 2014 Annual Report! We are excited to reveal… Read More »

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