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On August 18, 2022 Israeli security forces stormed and shut down the offices of six leading Palestinian human rights organizations in the West Bank, on the charge that they are associated with a terrorist organization.


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On International Women’s Day, FEMENA honors the incredible work of courageous WHRDs who continue to push for change and equality under difficult circumstances despite backlash and persecution. We demand all governments and authorities to stop sexual harassment against WHRDs.

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Building and Sustaining our Movements aims to examine more deeply the efforts of feminist movements in MENA and Asia regions, through interviews and documentation of successful efforts.

Watch our Interview with Banan Abuzaineddin from Jordan

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FEMENA supports Woman Human Rights Defenders, their organizations and feminist movements through analysis of trends and policy, documentation, fostering development of regional communities of practice and advocacy.

Since October 2021, FEMENA in collaboration with the Asfari Institute for Civil Society at the American University in Beirut, has organized a series of online events, designed to amplify the voices of Afghan women human rights defenders.

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Letter to Formula 1 – Concerned about the rights situations in Bahrain.

FEMENA is pleased to have signed this letter to Formula 1 along with 26 other human rights organizations concerned about the rights situations in Bahrain.

Iran Must End Discriminatory Ban on Women’s Entrance into Stadiums

FEMENA condemns in the strongest terms the violence used by Iranian police to prevent women from entering the Football Stadium.

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