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  • Honouring Women Human Rights Defenders

    Nov 27, 2017
    Womankind is marking Women Human Rights Defenders Day to shine a spotlight on their work as they champion a women’s ...
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  • Gender inequality and the rush for land: a perfect storm for women’s rights in Uganda

    Nov 27, 2017
    Around the world women represent 70-80% of small holder farmers. They work in fields and gardens to put food on ...
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  • Justice for women is key to ending violence

    Nov 24, 2017
    25th November is the International Day to End Violence against Women and, this year, more than ever, women are saying ...
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  • International Agreements on Women’s Rights: A Framework for Action

    Nov 13, 2017
    We look at the role of women's movements in pushing for women’s rights to be enshrined in international law.
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  • Women working together in Zimbabwe - A Coalition of Hope

    Oct 31, 2017
    The women of Zimbabwe face many challenges. Ahead of the 2018 elections, we're working in partnership with the Women's Coalition ...
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  • Standing with the changemakers - launch of new Womankind report

    Oct 24, 2017
    We are proud to launch a new briefing, Standing with the changemakers, highlighting the roles of women’s rights organisations and ...
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  • Interview with an activist: Thandiwe Chidavarume in Zimbabwe

    Oct 13, 2017
    We sat down with Thandiwe Chidavarume, the national coordinator of our new partner, Women and Land in Zimbabwe, to get ...
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  • Using the law to empower women

    Sep 21, 2017
    In 2007, the women’s movement in Zimbabwe celebrated a hard-won victory as a domestic violence bill became the law. But ...
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  • Taylor Swift lawsuit: let’s talk about violence against women

    Aug 16, 2017
    Following her legal victory, Taylor Swift touches on a key point – her lawsuit shone an important spotlight on the ...
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  • Kenya elections: Women are afraid. I am afraid

    Aug 14, 2017
    Womankind received this message sent by Jane Anyango, a grassroots women's leader and founder of the Polycom Development Project, working ...
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