Headshot of Fatima Outaleb.
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Never Tolerate Violence

Fatima Outaleb, FAR Steering Committee member and Director of Union de l’Action Feminine’s (Union for Women’s Action) Women’s Shelter in Morocco Gender-based violence and discrimination in Morocco is widespread. It affects about 2/3, or 62.80%, of Moroccan women, according to the High Commission for Planning. Additionally, according to the Economic and Social Council, more than 80% of mens’ requests for […]

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Our work

Non-consensual hysterectomies in a detention center in Georgia

On September 2020, Project South and Government Accountability made public a complaint on behalf of a former nurse Dawn Wooten. It details how personnel at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Georgia, USA subjected detained immigrant women to non-consensual hysterectomies and unnecessary gynecological procedures, and failed to take adequate precautions to protect detained immigrants’ health in the midst of the […]

Radha Paudel is the author of this piece and a FAR member.
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Where is the Conversation on Menstruation Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Radha Paudel, Founder/Secretariat, Global South Coalition for Dignified Menstruation and FAR Member [1] 6 April 2020 was a significant day as the UN Secretary General urged to address Gender-Based Violence (GBV) following the announcement of the COVID-19 pandemic by WHO on 11 March 2020. GBV is considered a `shadow pandemic’ that skyrocketed (30-60%) during this period due to interruptions of […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]