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Claiming Rights, Claiming Justice: A Guidebook on Women Human Rights Defenders


Languages available: English

Source: Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

By giving visibility to the role of women defenders in the promotion and protection of human rights, this guidebook contributes to the recognition of their human rights work. By looking at the specific types of human rights violations affecting women defenders because of their gender, the guidebook enhances understanding and awareness of the challenges faced by women defenders and serves as a tool to advocate for protection, redress and compensation measures.

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