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Isis-WICCE Resource Hub’s Weekly Links [February]

This week we share  news, resources and opportunities for women, peace and security globally

In Lebanon women’s rights groups want the government to abolish the law which  forces rape survivors to marry their attackers via  Women and Girls Hub.

Want to Empower Women Worldwide? Give them access to contraceptives. Melinda Gates shares why she advocates for over 225 million women around the globe who still lack access to modern contraceptives via National Geographic

‘Men will think beating their wives is the same as breaking road traffic rules’  Anger and betrayal as Russia enacts a new law that cuts the penalty for  domestic abuse from jail time to a fine  writes Women and Girls Hub.

Under Trump, we are all women‘ Open Democracy sheds light on strategies used against women for decades by the Christian right and the anti-abortion movement.

In a country where 10 per cent of the population has access to electricity, UN Women shares stories on how rural women light up villages in Liberia.

UNFPA describes  the Minimum Standards for Prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies.

 Are you a women’s human rights defender?  Do you want to increase your understanding of women’s human rights, and learn how to use the UN Human Rights system?  Apply for CEDAW for Change Training Program.
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