The verdict in Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against Amber Heard is a devastating blow to victims of violence and all women. Amber Heard has lost in one of the most publicized trials concerning domestic abuse that this country has ever seen.
Christina Ruhinda serves as executive director of the Tanzanian Network of Legal Aid Providers, an organization working to enhance citizen access to the legal system.
Minnesota State Representative Heather Keeler had no plans to run for state office while growing up, but today she represents District 4A, a district on the Minnesota side of the Fargo-Moorhead area. She is also Ihanktonwan with lineage to Eastern Shoshonean.
We are thrilled to welcome four new employees to the the Global Rights for Women team! Combined, they bring in over 50 years of extensive human rights experience. We are so grateful to have them join us.
In 1869 women were not allowed to take the bar exam. Anywhere. That changed when Belle Babb Mansfield took the Iowa Bar Association to court over its gender discrimination…and won.
As a mother, social worker and public policy advocate, Comfort Dondo has worked tirelessly to fill the gaps in both cultural awareness and available services for immigrant women experiencing domestic and sexual violence.
We need to take the knowledge Global Rights for Women has and see that it is shared across the world.
At the beginning of 2021, Global Rights for Women welcomed 2 new Board members and a new Board chair! We are deeply grateful for their commitment to the organization and mission of ending violence against women worldwide.
When survivors of violence use art to give voice to their experiences, it’s often a transformational catalyst to recovery and community acknowledgement of trauma.
Global Rights for Women has expanded its work to incorporate Pathways to Family Peace--a program aimed at achieving transformational change for male domestic violence offenders.
On a recent evening in Maharashtra, India, a group of women from the community met to envision new solutions to gender based violence.
Violence against women by state actors is all too common, and we see it in our work around the world.--by Laura Wilson