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By Laura Carlsen, "Our Power and Our Protection: Sharing Information and Knowledge on Extractivism," Antigua, Guatemala. May 21-23, 2018
By Laura Carlsen, "Our Power and Our Protection: Sharing Information and Knowledge on Extractivism," Antigua, Guatemala. May 21-23, 2018
Ajeng Herliyanti of FAMM-Indonesia knows the challenges that come with providing safe spaces to activists at risk. She's also acutely aware that FAMM-Indonesia's responses to distinct dangers must be agile. Find out how Ajeng and her organization foster safe spaces for 350 LBTI, Muslim, rural, and indigenous women activists.
Nerisha manages and expands JASS Southern Africa's fundraising and development efforts from Johannesburg, South Africa.
Activists see the latest release of a "terrorist" list by the Philippine government as a measure to silence dissenters.
JASS and the Fund for Global Human Rights
Read our initial reflections document from our 2017 convening, Defending Rights in Hostile Contexts, co-organized with the Fund for Global Human Rights.
Meet Dalila, one of the leaders of Madre Tierra. Her organization advocates for rural women’s equal access to land, a right that Guatemalan women have on paper but not always in practice.
Since 2012, we have collaborated with the Nobel Women’s Initiative and other regional and local partners to hear first-hand from indigenous and rural women leading the defense of land and territory against corrupt mining and extractive projects. Learn more here.
Check out some highlights from 2016 in our Annual Report.
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.

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