Bhutan Media Society (BMS) and Bhutanese Refugee Women Forum (BRWF) jointly organised an event to celebrate International Women’s Day. GHRD provided it’s assistance to this event through its partner organisation BCN, the Bhutanese Community in the Netherlands. The festivities took place in the Beldangi-I refugee camp in Nepal.
In Pakistan a Women’s Day event was organised in cooperation with Human Rights Voice for Minorities (HRVM) around the theme "Women in Pakistan: their rights & present situation” In an effort to raise awareness to the underprivileged situation of minority women in Pakistan HRVM hosted an event featuring speeches, different sports events and singing competitions. Special guests were leaders of groups such as National Commission of Interfaith Harmony and the Christian Progressive Party and of course the local women from some of the most neglected groups in society.
Global Human Rights Defence is pleased to announce the second series of Training on Human Rights. This training is part of De Brug programme. De Brug is a programme of networking and capacity building addressed to Dutch migrant and Diaspora organisations willing to operate in the human rights field within their countries of origin. The training aims at equipping the participants with practical tools to operate in the human rights field.