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Women Human Rights Defenders

Demand Justice for Berta Cáceres and Women Human Rights Defenders Worldwide

Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro | Posted 03.09.2016 | World
Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro

I am so inspired by Berta and other resilient women around the world who passionately stand up for human rights, who stand on the front lines and defend their communities, despite the target that work puts on their backs.

Killing the Messenger: Attacks Rise on Women Human Rights Defenders

Laura Carlsen | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Laura Carlsen

Women human rights defenders are not only targeted by the interests they confront. They are often abandoned -- or worse, attacked -- by governments and sometimes by their own communities and families.