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Women in the aftermath of Turkey’s coup

Women in the aftermath of Turkey's coup

After an attempted military coup in Turkey on July 15, the future of women’s rights in Turkey is precarious. There… Read More »

Bemba sentenced to 18 years for war crimes & rape

https://www.theguardian.com/law/2016/jun/21/jean-pierre-bemba-sentenced-to-18-years-in-prison-by-international-criminal-court

The International Criminal Court (ICC) sentenced former Congolese Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years in prison for crimes against humanity and… Read More »

Laureates call for release of Guatemalan political prisoners

Laureates call for release of Guatemalan political prisoners

Nine Nobel Peace Laureates – including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jody Williams, Rigoberta Menchu Tum, and former President Jose Ramos Horta… Read More »

Brexit could put women’s rights at risk

Brexit could put women’s rights at risk

Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union in a landmark referendum last month has the potential to jeopardize the stability of… Read More »

Mexico defensoras take Ottawa by storm

Mexico defensoras take Ottawa by storm

Four human rights defensoras took Ottawa by storm last week calling on leaders at the “Three Amigos Summit” to address… Read More »

Tweet Recap: Courage and Crisis

Tweet Recap: Courage and Crisis

On June 23 2016 Brenda Rangel, Claudia Medina, Martha Sánchez Soler and Pilar Arrese Alcala, four women human rights defenders… Read More »

Meet Pilar Carolina Arrese Alcala, Mexico

Meet Pilar Carolina Arrese Alcala, Mexico

Pilar Carolina Arrese Alcala is a psychologist who works with the highly respected Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Prodh… Read More »

Meet Martha Fernanda Sánchez Soler, Mexico

Meet Martha Fernanda Sánchez Soler, Mexico

Martha Fernanda Sánchez Soler is the co-founder and president of the Mesoamerican Migrant Movement. The Movement is a Mexican-based network… Read More »

Meet Claudia Medina, Mexico

Claudia Medina

Claudia Medina is a sexual violence and torture survivor and member of Breaking the Silence: All Together Against Torture—a campaign… Read More »

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