Guide for women defenders facing reprisals for attempting to engage or cooperating with a United Nations agency

The United Nations defines Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) as “all women and girls who work on any human rights issue, and people of all genders who work to promote women’s rights related to gender equality.” We have created a step-by-step guide to offer support and resources to female defenders, helping to protect and empower them in situations of reprisal.

Universal Periodic Review Toolkit for CSOs

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a human rights mechanism of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC). It is an accessible and valuable tool for human rights defenders. Although states lead UPR, civil society can contribute at every stage. This toolkit will guide you on how to do so.