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Afghanistan enacts National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Afghanistan enacts National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Afghanistan recently became the second Muslim state to launch a National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. The plan… Read More »

Global call to Obama: Allow U.S. foreign aid for abortion

Global call to Obama: Allow U.S. foreign aid for abortion

Nobel Women’s Initiative sent a letter to President Obama this week supporting a joint campaign of more than 55 organizations… Read More »

Burundi crisis threatens women and children

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Women and children, including a large number of unaccompanied children, comprise the majority of the 8 000 people to have… Read More »

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 »

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