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#IDefendRights: Eliminating caste discrimination

In his I Defend Rights story, Human and Dalit Rights Defender Ritwajit Das talks about why he stays motivated to fight against caste oppression.

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Support to human rights defenders during COVID-19

On Friday December 4th, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the NHRF organized a webinar about the role of Norwegian and international support to human rights defenders in a time where the emergence of COVID-19 has resulted in increased risks for human rights defenders.

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#WPS: Creating connections: empowering rural women in human rights leadership

Women-led organizations often work to empower women to utilize their leadership skills, knowledge, and the power they possess as changemakers to claim their human rights and to build stronger communities.

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#WPS: Gender equality work is peacebuilding

Women, in all their diversities, are peacebuilders. They are present and actively working for equality and peace before, during, and after conflict.

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Protecting and promoting human rights under COVID-19

Continued support and solidarity is more important than ever!

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“Human rights are women’s rights, and women's rights are human rights”

Throughout October, the NHRF will be highlighting the work of the women peacebuilders and human rights defenders that we support and sharing highlights from both the Beijing Declaration and the WPS agenda to celebrate the work of the women who fought for these calls to action and for those who surmount the odds and carry on.

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