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?
Protecting & Supporting WHRDs in MENA: A Critical Component of Efforts to End Violence against Women
ngocsw65 Forum – March 17, 2021
Women human rights defenders (WHRDs) are crucial actors for positive social change, including in efforts to end violence against women.
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.
21 May 2020 – In Conversation with Women Human Rights Defenders
Sussan Tahmasebi, FEMENA’s Director, talks with Parastou Hassouri on the Situation of Refugees in the MENA Region & the Impact of #Covid19
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.