Afghan Women Human Rights Defenders Demand Justice & Accountability – October 05, 2021
FEMENA is pleased to have been co-organizing this side event at the 48th Session of the Human Rights Council for a critical discussion on the current situation of women and women human rights defenders in Afghanistan, how WHRDs are resisting the pushback on women’s rights and the demand of Afghan women from the international community.
What’s happening in Afghanistan? Demands from Afghan Feminists
FEMENA and AWID co-organized an online event to express solidarity with Afghan women and women human rights defenders. Speakers discussed the situation of women and activists following the Afghan crisis and how the international community can better support them.
Advocating for Women’s Rights, Peace and Security in MENA/Asia: Challenges of Shrinking Civic Space – ngocsw65 Forum – March 23, 2021
How are independent women’s groups advocating for gender equality and elimination of violence against women in restrictive, difficult and at times violent political and social contexts?
16 Jun 2020 – Opposing Sanctions from a Feminist Imperative – Join CODEPINK, FEMENA, and Sanctions Kill for a critical online discussion on how economic sanctions have contributed to the reversal of women’s economic and social gains and impeded their progress in Iraq, North Korea, Iran, and Venezuela.
Aspirations of Iranian Women and Girls: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Iranian Women’s Movement
28 September, 2018 at American University, School of International Service, Founders Room, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
25 September, 2018 at Busboy and Poets, 450 K Street, NW, Washington DC, 20001 – The second round of US sanctions against Iran will snap back on November 4. These sanctions are being implemented following the unilateral withdrawal of the US from the Iran Deal (JCPOA) despite Iran’s compliance.