Launched at the February 2015 Human Rights Defenders Forum, this web platform facilitates collaboration among women's and girls' human rights defenders and sustain conversations on critical global issues.

Join us live online Tuesday, Dec. 5, to discuss human rights, elections, and the role of civil society in challenging times.

With speakers from the United Nations, Zimbabwe Election Support Network, Universal Rights Group & The Carter Center.

Past roundtables

Human rights, elections and the role of civil society in challenging times
December 5

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Awareness is one of the most important aspects of women's rights. To that end, the Forum on Women has created a new level of "conversations" based on today’s dynamic social media environment. Community conversations of all types (images, videos, documents, and more) are all presented in a unique visual manner. Join the cause and let your voice be heard!

Featured Conversations

Women in Leadership

Author: Jason Parker
Posted on 04/29/2016

When women have the tools to plan and lead, outcomes are focused on making societies safer, stronger, and more inclusive.

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Featured Video

The Rise of Islamophobia

A conversation held at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Sept. 26, 2017

Featured Articles

Demagogues Threaten Human Rights

Author: Cait Felt
Posted on 04/17/2017

The rise of populist leaders in the United States and Europe poses a dangerous threat to basic rights protections while encouraging abuse by autocrats around the world, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch World Report (2017).

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Share the Call for Peace, Dignity, and Justice created at the 2016 Human Rights Defenders Forum. Click the link above, and one of the social sharing icons at top to spread the call for peace.

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Featured Book

The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action.

"When our mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters are considered both different and inferior in the eyes of the God we worship, this belief tends to permeate society and everyone suffers"

- Jimmy Carter, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power