In a world where land ownership has long been a symbol of power and economic security, the fight for rural women's land rights continues to gain momentum in Liberia.
Kristina Mikayelyan is the youngest community politician in Armenia. At the age of 19 she was elected as a member of the Council of Elders in Yeghegis community.
Lviv-based organization Feminist Workshop on how Russia's full-scale invasion has changed their organizational work and what Sweden can do to support Ukrainian civil society in 2023.
On 8th of March, it’s International Women’s Day. We spoke to Milena Rusu, a Moldovan feminist and activist who in 2020 started the Instagram account Feminismd, which has grown into an organization...
Why is gender-based violence a matter of democracy and human rights? During 22-26 November we are hosting a week for discussions and advocacy on how we take action against gender-based violence.
As Alda Facio said, "discrimination is a violation of human rights", so gender-based violence is a violation of rights in itself. It is time to act against gender-based violence.
Bringin local voices to a global context, commemorating International Safe Abortion Day.
"Every person has the right to take care, be cared for and self-care/take care of themselves" (Pautassi, 2018) *
When you play with this kaleidoscope, your look is transformed. We live in aworld where sex and gender produce and justify the exclusion and subordination of an important part of society. This impacts...
Worldwide, during the past 46 years not all women have been able to enjoy and exercise their rights in the same way. That is why until today, women around the world have been mobilizing over and over...
On the occasion of International Women´s Day, on March 8, ForumCiv has prepared a series of activities during the whole week, which has been established as the Women for Change Week.
Naila Abdallah is a grassroots human rights and social justice activist at the forefront of advocating for human rights in Kenya’s Coastal region.
Grace Adhiambo Orao is a grassroots social justice activist and a young women mediation ambassador, passionate about peacebuilding, young women, and psychotherapy
In Liberia, like in most parts of the world, land is an important determinant of one’s heritage and dignity, without which self-determination and peaceful coexistence are threatened. Land serves as a...
Witness the transformational journey of Mary Nkisongoi, from a withdrawn and timid Maasai woman to a rising community advocate championing change.
Widow groups in Siaya - Kenya are organising to claim their rights and fighting back against extreme forms of sexual exploitation and gender-based violence.
In 1991, when the civil war erupted in Somalia, Zahra Mohamed, a 69-year-old mother, fled to Tanzania along with her five children for safety and protection. Little did she know that the unrest will...
More than half of the population in Belarus assumes that being at home with children is what women want most. There is a list of more than 180 jobs restricted for women and they constantly encounter...
The Democracy and Human Rights Festival was held this week with calls for concerted efforts in safeguarding democracy and human rights
Independence. A word that comes with different connotations to different people; justice, security, stability, prosperity, dignity… the list can go on. To Doaa in Lebanon it also means belonging.