Victories over Violence
WLP Morocco/ADFM Condemns Recent Government Violations of Individual Rights and Demands Penal Code Reforms to Protect Women
In response to the recent arrest of two Moroccan women for violating “public modesty” laws by wearing short skirts, WLP Morocco/Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM) along with other women's rights organizations convened a protest on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Rabat. Read more here (Arabic). ADFM also issued the below statement to demand that the Moroccan government take necessary measures to protect women’s personal choice of clothing.
Activists, researchers, and supporters from 40 countries took part in WLP’s 2nd global online event, “Exposing the Realities of Combatting Sexual Harassment: Activists from around the World Unite to Share their Stories,” on November 19, 2014.
Thousands Participate in Walk and Run Capping Off WLP Partner’s White Ribbon Campaign in Malaysia for 2013
On December 8, 2013, WLP Malaysia/All Women’s Action Society (AWAM) closed their “White Ribbon Campaign” (WRC) for the year with a city-wide “Walk and Run” in Kuala Lumpur. WRC is a long-running global campaign against gender-based violence (GBV) with an emphasis on raising men’s awareness of GBV and their role in ending it.
Nueva película subtitulada en español -- "Del temor a la libertad: El fin de la violencia contra las mujeres" / "From Fear to Freedom" with Spanish Subtitles Now Available
Sobre la película:
إن الموضوع الرئيسي للجنة وضع المرأة للدورة السابعة والخمسين هو العنف ضد المرأة. نحن، في "شراكة تعلم المرأة"، نؤمن بأهمية هذا الموضوع في هذا الوقت خاصة في ظل الثورات التي جرت مؤخراً والتحولات الجارية في مناطق من العالم لا تزال النساء فيها غير حاصلات على حقوقهن.*
Breaking Barriers to Advance Gender-Just Peace: WLP Co-convenes Women Peacemakers at the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
WLP Pakistan/Aurat Foundation Network Statement: Insani Haqooq Itehad (IHI) Strongly Condemn Attack on Peace Activist Malala Yousuf Zai
Statement by WLP Pakistan/Aurat Foundation on Attack on Peace Activist Malala Yousuf Zai
Violence against women and girls is both a global and local societal ill-- global because its perpetrators and victims are in every corner of the world, and local because its forms differ from one place to the next depending on specific cultural, political, and socio-economic circumstances.
Authors: Mahnaz Afkhami, Haleh Vaziri
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