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Read the recommendations of 32 women defenders to states and to the United Nations on how to implement the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders and protect women activists from violence.
From March 12-23, hundreds of NGOs, activists, and representatives of UN Member States and entities will gather in New York for the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women. This year, the priority theme of the session is rural women and girls - the challenges they face, opportunities for the advancement of their rights, and their contributions to achievements in gender equality.
"We cannot fight climate justice without upholding the democratic rights of women who are on the frontlines of climate change," writes JASS Southeast Asia regional co-coordinator Zeph Repollo in this analysis piece on climate justice.
“It has probably become more dangerous to be a woman than a soldier in armed conflict.” - Major-General Patrick Cammaert, former commander of UN peacekeeping forces in the eastern Congo Jacqueline Nolley Echegaray reflects on the recent International Gender Justice Dialogue
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