Posted by in Announcements, Human Rights Defenders on January 20, 2014

UN Resolution Recognizes Women Human Rights Defenders

The first-ever resolution on women human rights defenders was adopted by the United Nations in the same week as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November, and the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, 29 November.

This major achievement was possible thanks to the persistent advocacy of the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition, with active membership of Hivos partners AWID and Just Associates.

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