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Advocacy: Insight

French prosecutors investigate claims of modern day slavery against Saudi prince French prosecutors launch a human rights investigation following accusations of modern day slavery against an unnamed Saudi Prince. The claims come from seven women, mostly from the Philippines, who were recruited in Saudi Arabia and worked for both the Prince and his family. The […]

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Muna El-Kurd

The Israeli forces arrest the #Palestinian icon Muna El-Kurd from her house in the Shekh Jarrah neighborhood. Muna El-Kurd, a Palestinian woman, and an activist who is fighting to protect her neighborhood, house and family from force eviction lead by Israeli police in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in occupied East Jerusalem. RELEASE HER NOW!

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George Floyd

Paying our respects to the family and friends of George Floyd a year on, an innocent life was taken which took the world by storm and what a storm it was! George Floyd you started an entire movement which has provoked global change – RIP from the team at Forgotten Women. #georgefloyd #blacklivesmatter

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The culture of victim blaming must end

We demand zero tolerance for victim-blaming at all levels of society (structural, institutional, societal and individual). We demand that rapists are no longer sheltered in our homes, schools and workplaces – families need to hold their boys and men accountable for any and all violence they perpetrate. https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/oct/19/to-tackle-sexual-violence-in-bangladesh-the-culture-of-victim-blaming-must-end

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You Matter

You Matter! Everyone experiences some kind of pain in their life at some point. I am just happy to be able to plant a seed of hope in one’s life, and what greater joy it is for me to see the growth of that seed. [Sasha Ali, Outreach & Support Manager, Forgotten Women] As much […]

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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 […]

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Star Trooper

We would like to thank our youngest and most passionate volunteer Sara Keteb, she has dedicated her precious time to spread awareness and raise funds for vulnerable women around the world. Much love and respect, keep up the good work for the sake of humanity.   forgottenwomen.org

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Some leaders are born women!

Some leaders are born women – Much love and respect Jacinda Ardern (Prime Minister of New Zealand) New Zealand’s Prime Minister May Be the Most Effective Leader on the Planet – Jacinda Ardern’s leadership style, focused on empathy, isn’t just resonating with her people; it’s putting the country on track for success against the coronavirus. https://bit.ly/2yyk4Ew

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A message from our Founder & CEO

Dear Supporter, It has been a tough few weeks so I would like to start this email by sending my best wishes to you and your loved ones. Never have we experienced a time like this and never has there been more need for people to come together, if anything what we have learnt in […]

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Transforming Lives: Pakistan

Ayesha Waheed, 35, Pakistan Her passion and chosen business is crochet, tailoring and embroidery. Ayesha’s husband is mentally ill and unable to work, she has 4 children. Ayesha has always wanted to own her own business in this field. She struggled to get a business started due to the fact that tools and opportunities never […]

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