HRHF Statement on Women Human Rights Defenders at HRC40
During an interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC40), Human Rights House Foundation delivered the following statement on women human rights defenders.
Strengthening Participation of Women Defenders in Politics and Society
Aiming to strengthen the participation of young women human rights defenders in politics and society, Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) and France-based NGO IREX Europe organised the “National Leadership Academy” in Georgia for women human rights defenders.
Two Decades Empowering Women in Azerbaijan
For more than 20 years, Shahla Ismayil has worked to promote gender equality and further women’s empowerment and participation in Azerbaijan. Her life, achievements and inspirations tell a story of women’s rights, as well as a passion for her country and its development.
Annual Report 2017/18
Time and again in 2017 we saw how resilient, creative, and adaptable human rights defenders can be in the face of repression.
Fighting for Women’s Rights and Equality in Armenia
Armenian human rights defender, Lara Aharonian, has defended equality and fairness for all with a special focus on women rights and sexual minorities for more than 15 years.
Women in Bosnia can not wait any longer
Discrimination upon women still can be felt in BH society. After the Law on Equality of Gender in BiH was brought in 2003, women decided to take a next step and to help in implementation the Law. That is the reason why women’s NGOs gathered on 31-MAR-04 and promoted the brochure – Platform for Women`s NGO Action in BiH. (2-APRIL-04)
Siba Shakib – the author of “Where God Cries”
On the International Women Day, the Iranian writer Siba Shakib visited Bergen as the guest of the Norwegian Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Committee and the “March 8th Initiative” in Bergen. Siba Shakib is the author of a book on Islamic Republic of Afghanistan entitled ”Where God Cries”. The book is a story of an Afghan woman, Shirin Gol, and her experience during the different regimes of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. (22-MAR-2004)
“Renesansa” helps through orthopaedic expedients
Association „Renesansa“ together with “Zene Zenama” and “Korak Vise”successfully finished the campaign named „Modification and addition the statutory code in getting orthopaedic expedients for women operated from breast cancer“. The campaign lasted a few months, and officially finished in the middle of March, when this bylaw was modified by the Government of Sarajevo’s Canton . (15-APR-04)
Women in BiH can not wait any longer
Discrimination upon women still can be felt in BH society. After the Law on Equality of Gender in BiH was brought in 2003, women decided to take a next step and to help in implementation the Law. That is the reason why women’s NGOs gathered on 31-MAR-04 and promoted the brochure – Platform for Women`s NGO Action in BiH. (02-APR-04)