GHRD representatives and Secretary General from Nepal, Abhishek Tiwari organized "The Human Chain" program under the 16 days campaign against Gender Based Violence (GBV) to raise awareness about dignified menstruation and ensure women human rights. The "Human Chain" Program on was held on December 8 at the Bhaluhi Chowk of Birgunj - Kalaiya, Feta Municipality,… Continue reading 16 days campaign against Gender Based Violence in Nepal
"I feel a sense of insecurity in living in this society, and I am very worried about my son's future". (Quote from interview with a victim in November 2019) Pakistan is consistently failing to protect the human rights of minorities in the country. GHRD, in partnership with Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) has discovered numerous… Continue reading Pakistan: Failing to Protect its Children.
A 10-year-old child, Chandri Kolhi, was abducted when she was playing right outside her home, from Nasirabad. She has already been married to one Allahdino and it is unhopeful that she will be recovered, despite her parents making an impassioned appeal. Pathani Bheel was abducted from Shahadpur a few months back. Now, a Sindhi local… Continue reading Pakistani Hindu Girls: Forcibly Converted to Islam following Abduction
Naveed Waler, human rights defender and head of Human Rights Focus Pakistan The head of Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP), and partner of GHRD, has been targeted by Pakistan for his work helping victims of religious and gender-based violence. Naveed Walter, following his speech at the United Nations Security Council in which he denounced religious… Continue reading Pakistan: Attacked for Defending Human Rights
18 June 2019 - Religious minority girls in Pakistan On the 18th of June 2019 Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD), in collaboration with LiREC, held a press conference at the Press room of the Italian Parliament in Rome, concerning the human rights violations faced by women belonging to religious minorities in Pakistan. Shortly before the… Continue reading Press Conference in Rome