Time for Action: Stop the anti-rights infiltration of the UN!

We call on official mandate holders in the United Nations to take urgent action to counter ultraconservative mobilisation against human rights. We can no longer afford to wait!

We demand a feminist recovery from COVID 19!

The Covid-19 crisis has laid bare deep inequalities within and between societies borne from interlocking oppressions that predate the crisis. Responses to the pandemic have demonstrated how market, religious and nationalist fundamentalisms consolidate and collude to expand the political, social and economic power and influence of anti-rights actors and corporations, at the expense of the most marginalized.

On Human Rights Day 2020 we want the UN Human Rights system to survive COVID-19

 Through meaningful consultation with feminist, LGBTIQ, and other human rights and social justice movements, the Special Procedures have persistently called on states to uphold rights related to gender and sexuality from a systemic and intersectional lens that addresses the root causes of discrimination.

On Human Rights Day 2020 we want the UN Human Rights system to survive COVID-19

 Through meaningful consultation with feminist, LGBTIQ, and other human rights and social justice movements, the Special Procedures have persistently called on states to uphold rights related to gender and sexuality from a systemic and intersectional lens that addresses the root causes of discrimination.

Webinar: Resist fundamentalisms and fascisms in Asia-Pacific

Four activists from Asia Pacific share their analysis of the advances of fundamentalist and fascist forces across the region.

Webinar: Resist fundamentalisms and fascisms in Eastern Europe

Audiocast from our webinar, a conversation with three activists from the region as they share their analysis of the advances of ultraconservative forces across the region.

Our human rights under attack

Human rights are universal, indivisible, interdependent, and inalienable. Yet, today ultra conservative actors are targeting the systems established to protect our human rights.

The impact of fundamentalisms and extremisms on cultural rights. Interview with UN Special Rapporteur

In her second report to the Human Rights Council, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune considers how the rise of fundamentalisms and extremisms represent major threats to human rights worldwide, and calls for a global rights-based response.

Fundamentalism must be addressed globally

From police violence to Boko Haram, AWIDer Hakima Abbas says fundamentalism must be addressed globally.

In Nigeria, hundreds of bodies have been found in the northeastern town of Damasak, after an apparent massacre by the militant group Boko Haram. Local sources say the death toll exceeds 400. 

Your voice is fundamental against religious fundamentalisms

This short video can be used as an energizer in any spaces where activists confronting religious fundamentalist opposition are meeting to discuss or advance their work. The video was produced by Articulación ‎Feminista Marcosur in early 2013, in collaboration with Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir-México and AWID. The video was originally produced in Spanish, and is also available in English, French and Arabic.