Defending the rights of refugee women: defending women defending rights: Women's Human Rights Defenders (Refugees) Leaflet
This leaflet uses case studies to illustrate gender-specific hurdles as well as other obstacles for women human rights defenders. Across the world, women human rights defenders (HRDs) have been forced to flee their communities - even their countries - simply because they act on behalf of the victimized and the abused. Driven from their homes by hostile circumstances, they are made refugees or are otherwise displaced. Yet they continue their struggle for human rights - a struggle which can endanger or compromise their situation even further.
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- MALTA: THE EL HIBLU 1 CASE- THREE TEENAGERS IN THE DOCK FOR DARING TO OPPOSE THEIR RETURN TO SUFFERING IN LIBYA
- Jordan: Imprisoned women, stolen children: Policing sex, marriage and pregnancy in Jordan
- Civil Society Position Paper on the 2020 Review of UN General Assembly Resolution 68/268 on ‘Strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system’