Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) face a variety of challenges, difficulties, and risks. These risks can look quite different from the general threats human rights defenders are confronted with. In our campaign #StandWithWHRDs, AfricanDefenders and DefendDefenders want to highlight the work that WHRDs do and...

Photo Credit: AKUOT CHOL/AFP/GETTY IMAGES [button size='' style='' text='Read the letter' icon='' icon_color='' link='https://africandefenders.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/HRC46-Civil-society-letter-regarding-SOUTH-SUDAN.pdf' target='_self' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color='' background_color='' hover_background_color='' font_style='' font_weight='' text_align='' margin='']   Ahead of the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council (22 Feb­­ruary-23 March 2021), a group of 40 civil society organisations urge...