The Rio+20 Summit left more losers than winners and amongst the losers are the environment, developing countries, indigenous communities and women.
Saturday 23 June 2012 is International Widow’s Day. This linkpost explains why we need a day to recognise the discrimination widows face.
Sita’s life changed dramatically when her husband was killed in an accident. Women for Human Rights helped her gain independence and freedom from a violent family.
For Refugee Week we’re highlighting the work of our partner the Women’s Legal Aid Centre as they combat spiralling violence in the Mtabila refugee camp in Tanzania.
It’s early days but it seems that Malawi finally has a President who genuinely cares about the country and its people and has the lives of women and children very close to her heart.
In a victory for Womankind’s partner DEMUS the national parliament of Peru has unanimously approved a Bill that will extend compensation to many more survivors of sexual violence in armed conflict.
Jackie Ballard has been appointed as the new Chief Executive at Womankind Worldwide, the UK’s leading international women’s rights charity.
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