For the past eight days we have spotlighted eight incredible women human rights defenders as we join women around the world for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign. We are only halfway through our lineup – which means there are eight more remarkable women for you to meet. Subscribe today to have their stories delivered directly to your inbox!
Here’s your chance to meet our first eight activists:
Meet Hania Moheeb, a seasoned journalist whose sexual assault during protests in Egypt catapulted her into an outspoken activist.
Meet Visaka Dharmadasa, who was a key player in ending Sri Lanka’s civil war by bringing leaders and women together to discuss peace.
Meet Julienne Lusenge, who supports sexual violence survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Meet Marjorie Lafontant, an LBGT rights activist who fights discrimination in Haiti.
Meet Rawan Eghbariah, a legal advocate who defends the rights of conscientious objectors in Israel.
Meet Annie Nushann, who brings women together under Peace Huts to discuss reconciliation in Liberia.
Meet Jasna Bastic, an expert in peaceful conflict resolution, who works with others to recognize signs of conflict in order to prevent violence.
Meet Tinda Sebe-Sikaneta, an organizer from Canada mobilizing citizens in opposition to a proposed pipeline that would carry Alberta tar sands oil through her community.
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