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Women Human Rights Defenders

Volume 31, Issue 1, March 2023

We are pleased to present to you Gender & Development's March 2023 Issue on 'Women human rights defenders'.

Guest edited by Nidhi Tandon and Donny Meertens and co-edited by Shivani Satija and Anandita Ghosh, this issue brings together untold stories of courage and commitment and accounts of the novel strategies that WHRDs deploy to survive and sustain their work in times of economic and political crisis and in the face of serious threats to their lives, livelihoods, and physical and mental well-being. This special issue includes articles, tributes, and short pieces about women human rights defenders in Brazil, China, Colombia, Guatemala, Jordan, India, Lebanon, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Turkey, the former Yugoslavia, and Zimbabwe.

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