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 […]

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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 […]

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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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“When women with disabilities receive quality education, they can realize what is right and what is wrong for them” Laxmi Nepal

Interviewer: Feruza Ghermawit Who are you? When did you become an activist? I did my school level education in an Integrated School, a kind of inclusive school. Integrated school means that sighted children and blind children study together. I grew up with the sighted people together. I did not study only in the special school for the blind. So from […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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FAR’s Voices Blog Series

Story from Jakarta, Indonesia: Women Supporting Women during the Covid-19 Pandemic By Olin Monteiro (May 2nd 2020). Despite worldwide news on Covid-19 spread in January 2020, Indonesian government had not yet understood the scale of the pandemic until we received the first patient by the end of February 2020. We even witnessed arrogant declarations of some government officials saying that […]