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Issue Areas

#SaveSabWaiVillagers: An Interview with Emilie Pradichit from Manushya

This is the first interview in a three-part series with FAR allies who have participated in our previous webinars. Emilie Pradichit (Founder & Executive Director, Manushya) first shared Manushya’s campaigns with FAR at our webinar entitled “State Violence Against Women Protesting Femicide and Other Forms of GBV” held on March 23rd, 2021, during the Commission on the Status of Women’s annual […]

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Our work

Intersectional feminist strategies to counter the pushback on women’s rights

By A. Son* & Anya Victoria-Delgado** A powerful wave of anti-women and anti-LGBTI sentiment have threatened women’s and the LGBTI community’s human rights globally. Religious fundamentalists and conservative political ideologists are attacking hard-won women’s and LGBTI rights, often under the guise of tradition and culture.1 In the name of protecting traditional values, States justify -and often lead- attacks against women, girls […]

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Events

Mobilizing Globally to Call for the End of the Global Gag Rule: Event Video

On May 4th, 2021, IPPFWHR, CHANGE, and FAR hosted a webinar event on the Global Gag Rule and how to end it.  Moderator: Saoyo Tabitha Griffith, Managing Director, Strategic Issues & Research Council Speakers:  Helena Chiquele, Head of Program, Oxfam – Mozambique Beirne Roose-Snyder, Director of Public Policy, CHANGE Susana Medina, Senior Research & Evaluation Officer, IPPFWHR Alicia Wallace, Steering Committee Member, Feminist Alliance for Rights Act now! […]

Woman with a gag on her mouth and the word "Silence" written on it.
Gender Based Violence & Sexual and Reproductive Rights

What is the Global Gag Rule?

  The Mexico City Policy, also known as the Global Gag Rule (GGR) and called by the Administration of Donald Trump Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance, restricts non-U.S.-based non-governmental organizations from receiving U.S. foreign health assistance if they otherwise provide legal abortion services, counseling, or referrals with their own, non-U.S. funds. Under the GGR, global health organizations are forced […]

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Economic & Social Rights

In the Battle Over Abortion, Polish Feminists with Disabilities Are Claiming Their Rights*

In a disturbing irony, Poland’s decision to remove the “fetal defect” grounds for abortion will have a disproportionately negative impact on the lives and well-being of women with disabilities. by MAGDA SZAROTA** and SUZANNAH PHILLIPS On Oct. 22, Poland’s Constitutional Tribunal ruled that Poland’s law permitting abortion on grounds of “a severe and irreversible fetal defect or incurable illness that […]

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Our work

Webinar: Mobilizing Globally to Call for the End of the Global Gag Rule.

The Global Gag Rule* is a devastating anti-abortion policy that has hurt women and girls globally ever since it was put in place in 1984. The Feminist Alliance for Rights (FAR), CHANGE and International Planned Parenthood Federation Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF WHR) invite you to join us on May 4th at our webinar “Mobilizing Globally to Call for the End […]

Poster with the image of the speakers and the moderator. The text says: The Constitutional amendment on abortion in Honduras: Key dimensions and impact at the regional level Thursday, February 18, 2021 3 pm EST
Gender Based Violence & Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Webinar: The Constitutional amendment on abortion in Honduras

      When: Thursday, February 18, 2021 When:3 pm EST (2pm Tegucigalpa) Speakers: Dorothy Estrada-Tanck, independent expert of the UN Working Group on discrimination against women and girls; Morena Herrera, feminist activist and member of Sombrilla Centroamericana. Moderator: Marcela Arias, feminist lawyer and member of Somos Muchas. Tune in via Facebook LIVE @SombrillaCA , @FARFeminists and @SomosMuchas. Context On Thursday, January 21, 2021, […]