Women’s Rights Under Law
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Officials replaced some women’s names on ballots for municipal elections in Gaza and the West Bank with either the women’s initials or a descriptive phrase such as “wife of” or “sister of”. The action sparked a social media outcry and gave new focus to women’s civil rights in Palestinian society.
“We are suffering here. There is no kind of suffering we haven’t seen.”
Nepal partner appointed Supreme Court justice Congratulations to Sapana Pradhan Malla, founder and former President of the Forum for Women, Law and Development (FWLD), a…
Nigerians protest gender-based violence – 19 July 2016
WRAPA strategizes on ways to boost efforts promoting women’s rights in today’s Nigeria.
In northern Nigeria around three quarters of all girls are married before they turn 18, many before age 15 or whenever puberty begins. Because they are then forced to leave school, 75% are illiterate. Many are neglected or abused by their husbands.
Support the campaign to end child and forced marriage in Nigeria.