Virtual Activism attended the first consultation with the Ad Hoc Committee to Elaborate a Comprehensive International Convention on Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes. The session was the First Intersessional Consultation, as mandated by operative paragraph 10 of General Assembly resolution 75/282, 24-25 March 2022, and it took place at […]Read more..
On Thursday 3 March 2022, the UN Women, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York (NGO CSW/NY), organized a webinar entitled Preventing & addressing intimidation or reprisals for cooperation with the UN in the field of human rights. The following is […]Read more..
The following is a statement initiated by FEMENA and signed by multiple organizations, including Virtual Activism, have signed a statement regarding WHRD in Egypt. Statement also in Arabic in the attachment below. Statement – 5 November 2021 Case 173 and its Remnants Must be Dropped! In Egypt, Case 173 of 2011, known as the NGO […]Read more..
The panel on Advocacy for Women’s Rights Peace and Security in MENA: Challenges of Shrinking Civic Space was organized by FEMENA on March 23rd, 2021. Human rights defenders from Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, and Iran: Sussan Tahmasebi – FEMENA – DirectorAida Saadat – FEMENA Program ManagerNisan Alıcı – Demos Research Association – Board member & ResearcherNajia […]Read more..
We Must Support WHRDs and Protect Civic Space For immediate release. March 15, 2021 Joint statement by the following organizations on Afghanistan, Iran and Egypt – in English, Farsi and Arabic.Read more..