[empower] women’s activism

Najia Haneefi is the 2007 winner of the coveted International Service award for women's human rights, awarded at a ceremony on 5 Dec. at the House of Commons, London.
‘As I Believe: Freedom of Expression through Art, Music, Culture and Conscience’ - 9 December 2007
“There is another line of defense: if you take these women, there are more behind them. We will be there, and you will hear our voices." - Fariba Davoodi Mohajer
Women's support organization KAFA ('enough') in Lebanon participates in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign
In Nov. 2007, over 100 human rights defenders from some 80 countries gathered in Dublin for the 4th Front Line Platform for Human Rights Defenders. Click for the keynote address from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Louise Arbour.
The global 'Stop Killing and Stoning Women!' campaign is initiated to address the intensifying trend of cultural and religious legitimization of lethal violence against women.
At 10:00 AM (GMT +2) watch the launch of the 'Global Campaign to Stop Killing and Stoning Women!' live.
The Cambodian Committee for Women (Cambow) will launch a 16-day campaign against gender-based violence to raise awareness of the issue and change the Cambodian 'mindset' on violence and abuse against women.
The Global Campaign is designed to address the persistent misuse of religion and culture to justify killing women as punishment for violating the ‘norms’ of sexual behaviour as defined and imposed by vested interests. Download the concept paper here!
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