Programme Manager Cintia talks about the importance of the Transitional Justice process for women in Zimbabwe
In the wake of yet another attack against schoolgirls, Afghan women are calling for protection of the rights of women and girls to be included in discussions about the future of Afghanistan.
“I respect myself and I don’t allow anyone to abuse me because I know my rights. Thanks to DEMUS I have learned that public institutions are there to serve and support us.”
The fight for women’s rights and LGBTQI rights are closely intertwined. In South Africa, for example, reports of “corrective rape” of lesbians show that there is shared ground between violence against women and homophobia.
Our Chair Julie sees Womankind’s unique support to partners in action in Nepal as we strengthen three women’s organisations though training and capacity-building.
Babita Basnet, Director of Communication for Equality in Nepal, tells us what she thinks of Womankind’s women’s rights advocacy toolkit and how she plans to use it in the future.
Womankind’s Programme Manager Tsitsi travelled to Ethiopia with Trustee Ros Boughtflower to experience what it means to have a women’s court day in the rural area of Boreda
One of our lovely volunteers, Akshara, has written about the way that her time at Womankind has changed the way she thinks about women’s rights.
Hannah Koroma, National Coordinator of Womankind’s partner WAVES in Sierra Leone, shares her views on the conviction of former President of Liberia Charles Taylor’s for terror, murder and rape.
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