Updated: Mar 22
In celebration of the Women International Month. Celebrating Women Across the World! We are in solidarity with women across the world, with the #InternationalWomensDay 2021 theme, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”.
We join the fight for #GenerationEquality. Empowering women means more effective climate solutions, participation in decision-making in public life, elimination of violence, and promotion of peace and security. We will be celebrating all month-long the achievements of women throughout history and the continued fight for equality.
Be Loud. Stand Up. As part of our continued celebration of Women’s History Month and in honor of all our empowered partners in UNOP Dominicans, we want to highlight some of the women who are leading, innovating & leaving marks in their human rights work. In solidarity with women across the world.
I stand up for girls who want a seat at the decision-making table in all aspects of their lives.
I oppose human trafficking, especially of women and children who are turned into modern slaves. We are not for sale.
I defend the right to freedom of opinion and expression through a free press.
I defend the right to belong to a country and to have a nationality.
I defend access to higher education for all women worldwide.
I defend the right to a free, accessible and quality education for all.
I advocate for the full and equal participation of women in decision-making at all levels of church and society.
I advocate for the right to adequate housing for all, without the threat of forced evictions.
I stand for the importance of an independent judiciary and the right to a fair trial.
I defend the right of children to live in dignity, free from mines.
I defend the right of every girl to live in dignity, free from fear, violence and discrimination
I defend the fundamental principles of human rights at the United Nations.
I stand for peace building
I defend the rights of children in contact with the law, child victims, witnesses and defendants.
I defend the right to land and decent housing without distinction of race or culture.
I defend the right of every person to be heard and taken into account.
I defend the empowerment of indigenous women to address climate displacement that leads to death, food insecurity, disease and evacuation from their lands.
I stand for the right of peasants to land.
I stand for ALL mothers, single mothers and battered women, rape survivors, daughters, sisters, I stand for women's mental health and women's rights.
I stand for the right of children to enjoy their basic rights.
I stand for women's rights and the right to a healthy environment in the context of logging activities.