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Intersecting Pandemics and A Time for Action

  This year will be defined by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also be defined by the global, exponential growth of violence against women and girls who were forced to shelter with their…

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GUEST POST: How Afghan Youth Are Empowering Women’s Voices During the Government-Taliban Peace Talks

By Taylor Bloch Global attention has turned to Afghanistan, as over 100 international political leaders and 400 Afghan women’s rights activists have called for the incorporation of women’s rights…

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From Zainab Ali Khan: Pakistan in Focus

As women and girls across the globe have been forced to shelter with their abusers, reports of violence increased, and we are reminded that the frontlines exist in our own homes, communities, and…

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Ending the Culture of Violence, Yudit Zicklin-Sidikman

Every Woman Treaty would like to highlight Yudit Zicklin-Sidikman, Founder and President of ESD Global Inc., a global organization working to establish Empowerment Self Defense as the key violence…

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Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman Named Aurora Prize Laureates

(Seattle, WA, USA) The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative named Fartuun Adan and Ilwad Elman of the Elman Peace Center in Somalia as the 2020 Aurora Prize Laureates. Adan is a Founding Board Member of…

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Pakistan in Focus: From Zainab Ali Khan, Founding Working Group Member

Zainab Ali Khan, Founding Working Group Member of Every Woman Treaty, is a Gender Specialist with over 10 years of work experience in the Development and Corporate sectors of Pakistan. Belonging to a…

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Dr. Anyouzoa: Inflection Point in Cameroon

Women’s rights are human rights. And human rights are women’s rights. The escalation of preventable violence in Cameroon underscores the need for a binding, global treaty that levels the law for…

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Must Reads: Uyghurs Speak Out

Must Reads: Zumrat Dawut, a Uyghur woman, speaks out about the Chinese government’s human rights abuses against her and fellow Uyghur women. Esther Salas, the federal judge who was targeted by a…

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Must Reads: #ChallengeAccepted

Must Reads: The Human Rights Council report on what needs to improve in the working world: improvement of women’s human rights. Indrani Goradia, one of Every Woman Treaty’s founding members has a…

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Must Reads: Changing Global Systems

Must Reads: a call to end violence against women journalists by UN expert, Dubravka Simonovic. The UN SWOP Report 2020 highlights the pressing need to end the practices that defy women and girls. The…

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Forced marriage, sexual exploitation, & labour are risks for women & girls in conflict-affected areas of Myanmar 🇲🇲 
These risks are AMPLIFIED by restrictions on humanitarian actors. 
We URGE the Gov’t to grant humanitarian access & the deployment of a Women’s Protection Adviser.
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By continuously advancing national legislation and implementing relevant international regulations in this field, Serbia has demonstrated a responsible and serious approach in opposing any form of violence against women and domestic violence. WomanTreaty photo

At today's meeting with @WomanTreaty representatives, I expressed my sincere support for the work, mission, and efforts of this significant organization.
Serbian society strongly supports any initiative aimed at ending gender-based violence.

"The time is always right to do what is right." 
-- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Now that mostly white people sharing their expert views talking about how online threats can turn into offline violence, I want to remind y’all, digital Rights activists from global south have been saying this for many years - this is our lived experience every single day online.