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Women human rights defenders: Written statement to HRC40

, Index number: IOR 40/9913/2019

Amnesty International welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders in relation to the specific situation of Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs), highlighting how they face similar risks as other human rights defenders but also how they are further exposed to multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and specific forms of violence for who they are or what they do.

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