Women HRDs

On 8 June 2016, the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea (COI) released its second report, finding that the government of Eritrea has committed crimes against humanity. The Commission found that “Crimes of enslavement, imprisonment, enforced disappearances, torture, persecution, rape, murder...

Today, on 8 March, we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. Women are some of the bravest human rights defenders the DefendDefenders supports: they not only engage in the dangerous work of promoting human rights, but also do so in a context that is...