• WHRD Salwa Bugaighis

    LIBYA: Outrage following the assassination of WHRD Salwa Bouguiguis

    June 30 2014, the Women Human Rights Defender International Coalition strongly condemn the assassination of Ms. Salwa Bouguiguis, prominent Libyan human rights lawyer and woman human rights defender. From a statement by the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International… Read More

  • incarcerated

    Coalition condemns arrest of WHRDs in Cairo

    The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) condemns the arrest of seven women human rights defenders in Cairo on 21st June 2014. Yara Sallam, Sanaa Seif, Hanan Mustafa Mohamed, Salwa Mihriz, Samar Ibrahim, Nahid Sherif (known as… Read More

  • New report: Our Right To Safety

    Protection for WHRDs

    WHRDs face a variety of risks and violations in their work. The WHRDIC is launching a new report in an effort to assess the various mechanisms that have been developed to provide protection to WHRDs at risk.