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Advocacy

“Advocacy is an integral part of our overall mission.” The Forgotten Women Team

Grant Liberty is the official advocacy wing of Forgotten Women, a global voice for women who have been silenced – worldwide women tirelessly fight for change to create an environment where basic human rights are recognised.

Loujain al-Hathloul, who campaigned to win Saudi women the right to drive and was arrested several times for breaking the newly overturned driving ban, has allegedly been previously tortured in jail.

Lucy Rae, a spokesperson for Grant Liberty, hit out at the activist’s “enforced silence” and argued Loujain’s “only crime” is campaigning for rights women “in the west take for granted”. She added: “Her continued imprisonment is a stain on the conscience of the world – and she is not alone.

Full Independent article: https://bit.ly/31yNBc0