For the first time, The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation has visited the remote south-eastern parts of Liberia. After speaking with women living in villages far beyond the main roads and meetings with women’s organisations, Kvinna till Kvinnas field representative Susanne Mannberg share her impressions.
A year has passed since Eurovision Song Contest, and the international media circus, left Azerbaijan. In connection with last year’s final, the lack of freedom of speech, discrimation and violence against women in the country was highlighted by many human rights organisations. But what happened when the international limelight changed it focus?
In Egypt, Muslim women preachers often have a lot of influence over ordinary Muslim women. Therefore the Arabian Company for Consultancy, Development and Law (ACCDL) decided to target this group with a project on women’s rights as part of a moderate Sharia view.