About us

Our Statement of Inclusion

The Feminist Alliance for Rights is guided by the principles of equality, justice and non-discrimination that underpin the international human rights framework. We strive to ensure that women[1] and girls from the Global South and from marginalized communities in the Global North are visible and active in key political spaces and that they are able to demand the conditions that […]

Our Work

Call for a Feminist COVID-19 Policy

The following statement has been endorsed by more than 1600 individuals and women’s networks and organizations from more than 100 countries, to demand States the adoption of a feminist policy to address the extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in a manner that is consistent with human rights standards and principles. This initiative was initiated by women from the Global South […]

Gender Based Violence & Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Kenya

FAR organized a consultative session on the effects of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) on women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) on November 8th, 2019 in the eve of the Nairobi Summit on the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD).  The meeting was attended by feminist and SRHR activists from Nigeria, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Uganda and South Africa, working […]

Events

Webinar: Nuestro activismo feminista y el Grupo de Trabajo sobre la discriminación contra las mujeres y niñas

Hace 10 años el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU creó al Grupo de Trabajo sobre Discriminación contra las mujeres y niñas. ¿Sabías que éste es uno de los mecanismos para la protección de los derechos de las mujeres más progresistas? ¡Celebremos juntas el décimo aniversario de este importante mecanismo de derechos humanos! La Alianza Feminista por los Derechos […]

Issue Areas

Declaración de las mujeres indígenas amazónicas de la COICA frente a la emergencia por COVID-19 

Tal como lo afirmó hace algunas semanas la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, los Estados tienen la obligación de proteger a las personas más vulnerables de la región como son las poblaciones indígenas que habitan en la cuenca del Amazonas y que albergan a más de 2400 territorios en ocho países. Muchas de estas poblaciones viven en aislamiento y tienen muy limitado acceso […]

Our Work

Féministe activiste de défense de droits de la femme – RD Congo

By Basobe Arsene Kanyanduru* Venant de sortir dans une épidémie d’Ebola, la population congolaise faisait des déclarations selon lesquelles la COVID-19 est une pandémie occidentale et ne concerne pas les pays du Sud. Au fil des jours, on a enregistré le premier cas dans la ville province de Kinshasa, la population a sous-estimé disant que c’est une stratégie pour obtenir […]

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International Sex Workers Day: Time To Detach Sex Work From Morality

Posted by Abhinita Mohanty* On 2nd June, 1975, hundreds of sex workers occupied the Saint-Nazier church in Lyon, France to protest against harassment by the police, hefty fines levied on them, the arrest of ten sex workers and inhumane working conditions. The plan for a ten-day occupation ended in eight days after the police removed the protesters. However, the movement […]

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Pervasive gendered impact of COVID-19 highlighted

By Angela L. Riccitello* The gendered impact of the Covid-19 pandemic was the topic of a webinar by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL), the Global Coordinator of the Feminist Alliance for Rights, and entitled Gendered Impact of The COVID-19 Crisis: Holding Governments to Account. The impacts which include insufficient health, social, economic and security policies protecting women during […]