Over the past couple of weeks, we have been uploading one story per day onto the ‘Our Voices’ section of the WELDD portal.


  28 septembre 2015

L'une a été attachée et violée durant deux mois. Une autre a été kidnappée par des soldats et violée cinq nuits d'affilée... L'enlèvement systématique de femmes et de filles, transformées en esclaves sexuelles est une facette terrifiante de la guerre au Soudan du Sud.


  Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 20:10

President Abdel Fattal al-Sisi has pardoned 100 young people serving time for charges including violating the protest law, the president's Facebook page announced on Wednesday. The pardon comes the day before Sisi departs for New York to meet with the United Nations General Assembly.


September 4, 2015

Political motivations are taking precedence over the law when it comes to activists such as Bahareh Hedayat, who is being kept in prison despite the completion of her sentence, legal expert Mohammad Oliaei-Fard told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.


September 1, 2015

'Our case should act as a warning. It is high time change comes to society. This is not the way to treat a woman.'

'I don't want any other woman to have a fate like mine.'


MARJAANA JAUHOLA / Academy of Finland Research Fellow, University of Helsinki // August 8th, 2015

The 15th of August marks the ten-year anniversary of the signature ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Government of Indonesia and Aceh independe


The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) is pleased to announce our Call for Applications for the 8th CSBR Sexuality Institute, to be held from 9-16 February 2016, in Sri Lanka



 Al Jazeera | 20 Aug 2015 10:53 GMT

 Dozens of women are expected to contest Saudi Arabia's municipal elections for the first time in the country's history.