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FLD Honors 2022 Human Rights Defenders at Risk Awardees

As part of their 2022 Human Rights Defenders at Risk Awards, Channel partner Front Line Defenders (FLD) recognized awardees from Afghanistan, Mexico, Sudan and Zimbabwe working on human rights issues such as sexual harassment in the workplace, forced and child marriage, forced disappearances, and Indigenous rights....

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“Between Fresh Water and the Tides” Celebrates 10+ Years of Feminist Holistic Protection

On May 19, 2022, the Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders Initiative (known as IM-Defensoras) released a book, “Between Fresh Water and the Tides” – the first of several publications to share what they have learned from their work over the past decade, especially in relation to Feminist Holistic Protection (FHP).  ...

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The Guardian Highlights IJDH’s Work Combating Rape

In April 2022, The Guardian highlighted Channel partner the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) in an article on their work to win justice for women and girls who have been raped and experienced other forms of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV)....

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Solidarity with Ukraine

To stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, particularly the women being forced to flee and activists taking on the role of humanitarian responders, consider supporting some of Channel’s longtime partners who are set up to get funds directly to grassroots groups on the ground and are actively engaging…...

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IJDH Responds to Haiti’s UN Human Rights Council Review

On January 31, 2022, the United Nations Human Rights Council held Haiti’s third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as an evaluation of the country’s human rights compliance. The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), long-time Channel grantee partner, responded to this UPR in a couple webinars....

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FLD Details Threats to WHRDs Including Pegasus Attacks

In January 2022, Channel partner Front Line Defenders (FLD) released a report featuring accounts from women human rights defenders (WHRDs) on the impact of ongoing Pegasus spyware attacks....

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Indigenous Women in Guatemala Win Landmark Sexual Assault Case

On January 24, 2022, Guatemala’s highest court convicted five men for the rape of 36 Indigenous Maya Achi women during the height of the country’s civil war in the 1980s. This landmark victory comes as a result of mobilizing by the women affected with the support of Channel partner the…...

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MONES Advocacy Leads to Change in Mongolian Labor Law

On June 24, 2021, Article 7, which prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace (SHW), was approved without any revisions by the Mongolian Parliament as part of a revised version of the country’s Labor Law, marking a major win for long time Channel grantee partner the Mongolian Women’s Fund (or MONES)....

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DRC Activist Awarded Humanitarian Prize

Julienne Lusenge, the founder of multiple organizations working to combat sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was awarded the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity on Oct. 9, 2021....

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Standing in Solidarity and Getting Support to Women & Girls in Afghanistan

If you wish to show #SolidaritywithAfghanWomen and to #StandwithAfghanWomen, consider getting direct support to them as well as signing on to various advocacy efforts pushing to ensure a swift passage to safety for them....

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