Human Rights Council 32nd Session – Side Panel on the “Comfort Women” Issue

Human Rights Council 32nd Session, June 2016:  Joint WHRI-Korean Council Side Panel on Japanese Military Sexual Slavery Photo:  90-year old survivor Kim Bok-dong speaking at the HRC32 side panel, Geneva, June 2016 In June 2016, WHRI Executive Director Angela Lytle travelled to the Human Rights Council session with survivor Kim Bok-dong and the representatives of... Read More

CEDAW & Indigenous Women’s Activism

Panel Presentation and Call to Action: CEDAW and Indigenous Women’s Activism: Using Women’s Human Rights Mechanisms to Challenge Colonial States in Canada, Guatemala and Beyond In collaboration with: the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) the Tzununija Indigenous Women’s Movement (Guatemala) the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education (CWSE) and the Canadian Feminist Alliance for... Read More

WHRI 2015 – Day 1

Women’s Human Rights Education Institute started this week! This year we have participants from the following regions: Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, Costa Rica, Barbados, Grenada, Canada, Sri Lanka, India, Armenia, Haiti, Nigeria, and more participants from other countries will be joining us for the CEDAW for Change week. Here is a short video from the first... Read More

CEDAW Guatemala

The second CEDAW WIW was offered in November 2013 in collaboration with several indigenous women’s organizations in Guatemala and JASS (Just Associates), as well as representatives from other Indigenous women’s NGOs from throughout Central America. Guatemala Program – Participating Organizations: Asociación Uk´u´x B´e, Movimiento de Mujeres Indígenas Tz´ununija´, Tik Na´oj, Unidad de Protección de Defensoras y Defensores... Read More