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The following statement has been endorsed by Young Feminist Europe and nearly 1160 other women’s networks, organizations and individuals globally, from more than 100 countries, to demand States to adopt a feminist policy to address the extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in a manner that is consistent with human rights standards and principles.

This initiative was initiated by women from the Global South and marginalized communities in the Global North and was coordinated by the Feminist Alliance for Rights (FAR).

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We, the undersigned organizations committed to feminist principles and women’s human rights, call on governments to recall and act in accordance with human rights standards in their response to COVID-19 and uphold the principles of equality and non-discrimination, centering the most marginalized people — women, children, elderly, people with disabilities, people with compromised health, rural people, unhoused people, institutionalized people, LGBT+ people, refugees, migrants,indigenous peoples, stateless people, human rights defenders, and people in conflict and war zones. Feminist policy recognizes and prioritizes the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Beyond the response to this pandemic, it is necessary for the development of peaceful, inclusive and prosperous communities within human rights-driven states.

It is critical that governments utilize a human rights and intersectional based approach to ensure that everyone has access to necessary information, support systems and resources during the current crisis. We have recognized nine key areas of focus to be considered in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. They are listed below with brief descriptions of potential challenges and recommendations that consider the lived experiences of people in vulnerable position — especially women and girls that endure a disproportionate impact due to their sex, gender, and sexual orientation — and steer policymakers toward solutions that do not exacerbate their vulnerabilities or magnify existing inequality and ensure their human rights.

These guidelines are not a replacement for the engagement of women and girls and other marginalized communities in decision-making, but a rationale for consultation and diversity in leadership.

Key Focus Areas for a Feminist Policy on COVID-19

Food security. In countries that depend on food imports, there are fears of closing borders and markets and the inability to access food. This concern is exacerbated for people experiencing poverty and in rural communities, especially women, who do not have easy access to city centers and major grocery stores and markets. This leads to people with the means purchasing large quantities of goods which limits availability for those with lower incomes who are not able to do the same and are likely to face shortages when they attempt to replenish their food supplies.

In response to this challenge, we call on governments to:

  • Increase — or introduce — food stamps and subsidies, both in quantity for those already receiving them and in expansion of access to include those who become more vulnerable due to current circumstances
  • Direct businesses to ration nonperishable food supply to control inventory and increase access for those who, due to their income levels, must purchase over a longer period of time
  • Send food supply to rural communities to be stored and distributed as needed to eliminate the delay in accessing supply in city centers and safeguard against shortages due to delays in shipping
  • Send food supply to people unable to leave their homes (e.g. disabled people living alone or in remote areas)

Healthcare. All countries expect a massive strain on their public health systems due to the spread of the virus, and this can lead to decreased maternal health and increased infant mortality rates. There is often lack of access to healthcare services and medical supplies in rural communities. The elderly, people with disabilities, and people with compromised or suppressed immune systems are at high risk, and may not have live-in support systems. The change in routine and spread of the virus can create or exacerbate mental health issues. This crisis has a disproportionate impact on women who form, according to the World Health Organization’s March 2019 Gender equity in the health workforce working paper, 70% of workers in the health and social sector, according to the World Health Organisation. It also disproportionately affects those who provide care for others.

In response to this challenge, we call on governments to:

  • Ensure the availability of sex-disaggragated data and gender analysis, including differentiated infection and mortality rates.
  • Increase availability and delivery of healthcare services and responders, medical supplies, and medications
  • Ensure women’s timely access to necessary and comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services during the crisis, such as emergency contraception and safe abortion
  • Maintain an adequate stock of menstrual hygiene products at healthcare and community facilities
  • Train medical staff and frontline social workers to recognize signs of domestic violence and provide appropriate resources and services
    Develop a database of high-risk people who live alone and establish a system and a network to maintain regular contact with and deliver supplies to them
  • Provide for the continued provision of health care services based on non-biased medical research and tests — unrelated to the virus — for women and girls
  • Implement systems to effectively meet mental health needs including accessible (e.g. sign language, captions) telephone/videocall hotlines, virtual support groups, emergency services, and delivery of medication
    Support rehabilitation centers to remain open for people with disabilities and chronic illness
  • Direct all healthcare institutions to provide adequate health care services to people regardless of health insurance status, immigration status and affirm the rights of migrant people and stateless people — with regular and irregular status — and unhoused people to seek medical attention to be free from discrimination, detention, and deportation
  • Ensure health service providers and all frontline staff receive adequate training and have access to equipment to protect their own health and offer mental health support

Assess and meet the specific needs of women health service providers
 The closure of schools is necessary for the protection of children, families, and communities and will help to flatten the curve so that the peak infection rate stays manageable. It, however, presents a major disruption in education and the routine to which children are accustomed. In many cases, children who depend on the school lunch program will face food insecurity. They also become more vulnerable to violence in their homes and communities which can go undetected due to no contact. School closures also have a disproportionate burden on women who traditionally undertake a role as caregivers.

In response to this challenge, we call on governments to:

  • Direct educational institutions to prepare review and assignment packages for children to keep them academically engaged and prevent setbacks and provide guidance for parents on the use of the material
  • Create educational radio programming appropriate for school-age children
    Subsidize childcare for families unable to make alternate arrangements for their children
  • Expand free internet access to increase access to online educational platforms and material and enable children to participate in virtual and disability-accessible classroom sessions where available
  • Provide laptops for children who need them in order to participate in on-line education
  • Adopt measures to ensure they continue receiving food by making sure it can be delivered or collected
  • Provide extra financial and mental health support for families caring for children with disabilities

Social inequality. These exist between men and women, citizens and migrants, people with regular and irregular status, people with and without disabilities, neurotypical and neuroatypical people, and other perceived dichotomies or non-binary differences as well as racial, ethnic, and religious groups. Existing vulnerabilities are further complicated by loss of income, increased stress, and unequal domestic responsibilities. Women and girls will likely have increased burdens of caregiving which will compete with (and possibly replace) their paid work or education. Vulnerable communities are put at further risk when laws are enacted, or other measures are introduced, that restrict their movement and assembly, particularly when they have less access to information or ability to process it.

In response to this challenge, we call on governments to:

  • Encourage the equitable sharing of domestic tasks in explicit terms and through allowances for time off and compensation for all workers
  • Provide increased access to sanitation and emergency shelter spaces for unhoused people
  • Implement protocol and train authorities on recognizing and engaging vulnerable populations, particularly where new laws are being enforced
    Consult with civil society organizations the process of implementing legislation and policy
  • Ensure equal access to information, public health education and resources in multiple languages, including sign and indigenous peoples languages, accessible formats, and easy-to-read and plain languages

Water and sanitation. Everyone does not have access to clean running water.

In response to this challenge, we call on governments to:

  • Ensure infrastructure is in place for clean, potable water to be piped into homes and delivered to underserved areas
  • Cease all disconnections and waive all reconnection fees to provide everyone with clean, potable water
  • Bring immediate remedy to issues of unclean water
  • Build public handwashing stations in communities

Economic inequality. People are experiencing unemployment, underemployment, and loss of income due to the temporary closure of businesses, reduced hours, and limited sick leave, vacation, personal time off and stigmatization. This negatively impacts their ability to meet financial obligations, generates bigger debts, and makes it difficult for them to acquire necessary supplies. Due to closures and the need for social distancing, there is also lack of care options and ability to pay for care for children, the elderly, and people with disabilities. This produces a labor shift from the paid or gig economy to unpaid economy as family care providers.

In response to this challenge, we call on governments to:

  • Implement moratoriums on evictions due to rental and mortgage arrears and deferrals of rental and mortgage payments for those affected, directly or indirectly, by the virus and for people belonging to vulnerable groups
  • Provide Universal Basic Income for those with lost income
  • Provide financial support to unhoused people, refugees, and women’s shelters
  • Provide additional financial aid to elderly people and people with disabilities
    Expedite the distribution of benefits
  • Modify sick leave, parental and care leave, and personal time off policies
    Direct businesses to invite employees to work remotely on the same financial conditions as agreed prior to pandemic
  • Distribute packages with necessities including soap, disinfectants, and hand sanitizer

Violence against women, domestic violence/Intimate partner violence (DV/IPV). Rates and severity of domestic violence/intimate partner violence against women, including sexual and reproductive violence, will likely surge as tension rises. Mobility restrictions (social distance, self-isolation, extreme lockdown, or quarantine) will also increase survivors’ vulnerability to abuse and need for protection services. (See Economic inequality.) Escape will be more difficult as the abusive partner will be at home all the time. Children face particular protection risks, including increased risks of abuse and/or being separated from their caregivers. Accessibility of protection services will decline if extreme lockdown is imposed as public resources are diverted. Women and girls fleeing violence and persecution will not be able to leave their countries of origin or enter asylum countries because of the closure of borders and travel restrictions.

In response to this challenge, we call on governments to:

  • Establish separate units within police departments and telephone hotlines to report domestic violence
  • Increase resourcing for nongovernmental organizations that respond to domestic violence and provide assistance — including shelter, counselling, and legal aid — to survivors, and promote those that remain open are available
  • Disseminate information about gender-based violence and publicize resources and services available
  • Direct designated public services, including shelters, to remain open and accessible
  • Ensure protection services implement programs that have emergency plans that include protocols to ensure safety for residents and clients
  • Develop a protocol for the care of women who may not be admitted due to exposure to the virus which includes safe quarantine and access to testing
  • Extend the duration of judicial precautionary measures/protection orders to cover the whole mandatory period of lockdown and quarantine
  • Make provisions for domestic violence survivors to attend court proceedings via accessible teleconference
  • Direct police departments to respond to all domestic violence reports and connect survivors with appropriate resources
  • Ensure women and girls and other people in vulnerable positions are not rejected at the border, have access to the territory and to asylum legal procedures. If needed, they will be given access to testing

Access to information. There is unequal access to reliable information, especially for those structurally discriminated against and belonging to marginalized communities. People will need to receive regular updates from national health authorities for the duration of this crisis.

In response to this challenge, we call on governments to:

  • Launch public campaigns to prevent and contain the spread of the virus
    Consult and work with civil society in all initiatives to provide information to the public
  • Make information available to the public in plain language and accessible means, modes and formats, including internet, radio and text messages
  • Ensure people with disabilities have access to information through sign language, closed captions, and other appropriate means
  • Increase subsidies to nongovernmental organizations that will ensure messages translated and delivered through appropriate means to those who speak different languages or have specific needs
  • Build and deploy a task force to share information and resources with vulnerable people with specific focus on unhoused, people with disabilities, migrant, refugees, and neuroatypical people

Abuse of power. People in prisons, administrative migration centers, refugee camps, and people with disabilities in institutions and psychiatric facilities are at higher risk of contagion due to the confinement conditions. They can also become more vulnerable to abuse or neglect as a result of limited external oversight and restriction of visits. It is not uncommon for authorities to become overzealous in their practices related to enforcement of the law and introduction of new laws. During this crisis, vulnerable people, especially dissidents, are at a higher risk of having negative, potentially dangerous interactions with authorities.

In response to this challenge, we call on governments to:

  • Provide and implement restrictions in relation to COVID-19 in accordance with the law. Any restriction should be strictly necessary, proportionate and in the interest of legitimate objectives of general interest
  • Monitor restrictions taken in the public interest do not result in any gender-specific harm to women and girls who are already extremely vulnerable and at risk of being denied their basic human rights
  • Consult any changes in existing laws with human rights organizations and Ombudsperson/Human Rights Defenders
  • Encourage law enforcement officers to focus on increasing safety rather than arrests
  • Train law enforcement officers, care workers, and social workers to recognize vulnerabilities and make necessary adjustments in their approach and engagement
  • Adopt human rights-oriented protocols to reduce spreading of the virus in detention and confinement facilities
  • Strengthen external oversight and facilitate safe contact with relatives i.e. free telephone calls
  • Support civil society organizations and country Ombudsperson/Human Rights Defenders in monitoring the developments within those institutions on a regular basis
  • Commit to discontinuing emergency laws and powers once pandemic subsides and restore the check and balances mechanism

Signed by:

Networks and organizations

  1. 4M Mentor Mothers Network
  2. A Long Walk Home
  3. ABAAD-Resource Center for Gender Equality
  5. Action pour l’Education et la Promotion de la Femme (AEPF-Tchad)
  6. Activista Ghana
  7. Adivasi Dalit Woman Civil Rights Forum
  8. African Diaspora Women’s Network
  9. African Disability Forum- ADF
  10. African Women 4 Empowerment
  11. African Women Leaders Forum
  14. Akina Mama wa Afrika
  15. Akshara Centre
  16. Aliansi Remaja Independen Sulawesi Selatan
  17. All India Progressive Women’s Association AIPWA
  18. Alliances for Africa
  19. AMVFE
  20. ANANDI
  21. Annie North Women’s Refugee and Domestic Violence Service
  22. Arab Women Network for Parity and Solidarity
  23. Arise Nigerian Woman Foundation
  24. Arts for Women Indonesia
  25. Artykuł 6 (Article 6 feminist disability collective)
  26. Asamblea Feminista Plurinacional
  27. Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW)
  28. Asociación Ciudadana ACCEDER
  29. Associação brasileira de antropologia- Brazilian Anthropology Association
  30. Association for Advocacy and Legal Initiatives Trust (AALI)
  31. Association Tunisienne des femmes démocrates
  32. Associazione Dream Team Donne in Rete
  33. Associazione Il Giardino dei Ciliegi
  34. Associazione Maddalena
  35. Associazione Orlando
  36. Associazione Risorse Donna
  37. Associazione Topnomastica femminile
  38. Aswat Nissa
  39. AtGender
  40. ATHENA Network
  41. Atria, institute on gender equality and women’s history
  42. AWID
  43. Awmr Italia Donne della Regione Mediterranea
  44. Balance AC
  45. Bangladesh Centre for Human Rights and Development (BCHRD)
  46. Bangladesh Model Youth Parliament (Protiki Jubo Sangsahd)
  47. Baobab Women’s Project CIC
  48. BAPSA
  49. Believe mental health care organisation
  50. Berliński Kongres Kobiet
  51. Beyond Beijing Committee (BBC)Nepal
  52. Border Crit Institute
  53. BraveHeart Initiative for Youth & Women
  54. Breakthrough (India)
  55. Breakthrough (USA)
  56. Broadsheet, New Zealand’s Feminist Magazine
  57. Campaign for Lead Free Water
  58. Canadian Feminist Network
  59. CARAM Asia
  60. Catholics for Reproductive Health
  61. CEDAW Committee of Trinidad and Tobago
  62. CEHAT
  63. Center for Building Resilient Communities
  64. Center for gender and sexual and reproductive health, James P Grant school of public health
  65. Center for Hunger-Free Communities
  66. Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)
  67. Center for Migrant Advocacy Philippines
  68. Center for Women’s Global Leadership
  69. Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, Suffolk University
  70. Center Women and Modern World
  71. Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy
  72. Centre for Gender Justice
  73. Centre for Social Concern and Development (CESOCODE)
  74. Centro de Derechos de Mujeres
  75. Centro de Mujeres ACCION YA
  76. Centro di Women’s Studies Milly Villa – Università della Calabria
  78. Centro Mujeres Latinas
  79. CETEC
  80. Channel Foundation
  81. CHIRAPAQ Centro de Culturas Indígenas del Perú
  82. CHOUF
  83. Closet de Sor Juana
  84. Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR)
  85. COFEM
  86. Colectiva Lésbica Feminista Irreversibles
  87. Colectivo “Género y Teología para el Desarrollo”
  88. Collettivo Anguane
  89. Comisión de Antropología Feminista y de Género, Colegio de Etnólogos y Antropólogos Sociales A.C
  90. Comité de América Latina y el Caribe para la Defensa de los Derechos de las Mujeres, CLADEM
  91. Common Health
  92. Community Care for Emergency Response and Rehabilitation
  93. Community Healthcare Initiative
  94. Comunicación, Intercambio y Desarrollo Humano en América Latina, Asociación Civil ( CIDHAL, A. C.)
  95. Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd
  96. Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights
  97. Cooperativa Sociale Centro Donne Mantova
  98. Coordinadora de la Mujer
  99. COSPE
  100. Council of Indigenous Women of Lower Lands of Europe
  101. Courageous people health and development lnitiative
  102. CREA
  103. Creativería Social, AC
  104. DAWN Canada
  105. Design Studio for Social Intervention
  106. DESSI International
  107. Development in Practice, Gender and Entrepreneurial Initiative (DIPGEI)
  108. DIVA for Equality
  109. Dorothy Njemanze Foundation
  110. Dziewuchy Berlin
  111.  Echoesofwomeninafrica11@gmail.com
  112. Emma organization for human development
  113. EMPOWER Malaysia
  114. End Violence Against Women Coalition (UK)
  115. Enhancing Access to Health for Poverty reduction in Tanzania (EAHP Tanzania)
  116. Enlace Continental de Mujeres Indígenas de las Américas ECMIA
  117. Equality Bahamas
  118. Equipo Jurídico por los Derechos Humanos
  119. Equipop
  120. Etihad Peace Minorities Welfare Foundation
  121. EuroMed Rights
  122. European Roma Rights Centre (Brussels, Belgium)
  123. FACICP Disability Plus
  124. Families Planning Association of Puerto Rico (PROFAMILIAS)
  125. Family Planning Association of Nepal
  126. FAMM Indonesia
  127. Federation for Women and Family Planning
  128. Federation of Sexual and Gender Minoriites Nepal
  129. Federazione Femminile Evangelica Valdese e Metodista
  130. Female Safe Environments-Her Safe Place
  131. FEMBUD
  132. Femini Berlin Polska
  133. Feminist Alliance for Rights
  134. Feminist Humanitarian Network
  135. Feminist Policy Collective
  136. Feminoteka Foundation
  137. Femmes leadership et développement durable
  138. FEMNET – African Women’s Development and Communication Network
  139. Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM)
  140. First Future Leadership
  141. Flash Dynamic Concepts
  142. Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres
  143. Food Corporation of India Handling Workers Union
  144. Food Sovereignty Alliance, India
  145. For Violence-Free Family Coalition
  146. Forum Against Oppression of Women
  147. Forum against Sex Selection
  148. Four Worlds Europe
  149. Fund for Congolese Women
  150. Fundación Arcoíris por el respeto a la diversidad sexual
  151. Fundación Código Humano
  152. Fundacion Estudio e Investigacion de mujer FEIM
  154. Fundación Puntos de Encuentro
  155. Fundacja “Inicjatywa Kobiet Aktywnych”
  156. Fundacja Dziewuchy Dziewuchom
  157. Furia vzw
  158. GAMAG
  159. Gamana Mahila Samuha
  160. Gantala Press, Inc.
  161. GAYa NUSANTARA Foundation
  162. Gender and Environmental Risk Reduction Initiative(GERI)
  163.  Gender and Sociology Department, Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences
  164. Gender at Work
  165. Gender Awareness Trust
  166. Gender Equality, Peace and Development Centre
  167. GenDev Centre for Research and Innovation, India
  168. Gimtrap AC
  169. GirlHQ Foundation
  170. Girls Voices Initiative
  171. Girlupac
  172. Global Alliance for Tax Justice
  173. Global Fund for Children
  174. Global Fund for Women
  175. Global Justice Center
  176. Global Rights for Women
  177. Global South Coalition for Dignified Menstruation
  178. Global Women’s Institute
  179. Graduate Women International
  180. Grandmothers Advocacy Network
  181. Grupo de Estudos Feministas em Política e Educação (GIRA/UFBA)
  182.  Grupo Guatemalteco de Mujeres-GGM
  183. Hawai’i Institute for Human Rights
  184. Herstoire Collective
  185. Hollaback! Czech
  186. Hope for the Needy Association
  187. Humanity in Action Poland
  188. ICW – International Community of Women Living with HIV
  189. ICW Argentina
  190. Identities Media
  191. If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice
  192. IMMAHACO Ladies COOPERATIVE Society 87 set
  193. Inclusive Bangladesh
  194. iNitiatives for Nigeria
  195. Institute for Economic Justice
  196. Institute for Gender and Development Studies-University of the West Indies
  197. Institute for Young Women Development
  198. Institute of Gender Studies, University of Guyana
  199. Instituto de Estudos de Gênero da UFSC e NIGS UFSC
  200. Instituto de Investigación y Estudios en Cultura de Derechos Humanos CULTURADH
  201. Instituto de Transformación social de pr
  202. Instituto de la Mujer
  203. Instituto RIA
  204. Interamerican Network of Women Shelters
  205. International Center for Advocates Against Discrimination (ICAAD)
  206. International Commission on Global Feminisms and Queer Politics (IUAES)
  207. International WOmen’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific
  208. International Women’s Rights Project
  209. Ipas CAM
  210. Istituto Comprensivo Statale “Don G. Russolillo”
  211. Jaringan Muda Setara
  212. Jaringan Perempuan Yogyakarta – Yogyakarta Women’s Network
  213. Jordanian National Commission for Women
  214.  Journal of International Women’s Studies
  215. Justice Institute Guyana
  216. Kenya Female Advisory Organization
  217. Kotha
  218. L’union de l’action féministe
  219. LABIA – A Queer Feminist LBT Collective
  220. Latin American and Caribbean Womens Health Network
  221. Le kassandre
  222. Le Maestre Ignoranti
  223. Lesbianas Independientes Feministas Socialistas – LIFS
  224. LGBTI+ Gozo
  225. Libera…Mente Donna ets
  226. Liberian women Humanitarian Network
  227. Life in Leggings: Caribbean Alliance Against Gender-based Violence
  228. Lon-art Creative
  229. LOOM
  230. MADRE
  231. Mahila Sarvangeen Utkarsh Mandal (MASUM)
  232. Malcolm X Center For Self Determination
  233. Mama Na Mtoto Initiative(Mami)
  234. Manifest Wolnej Polki
  235. MAP Foundation
  236. Marie Stopes International
  237. McMaster University
  238. Mesa Acción por el Aborto en Chile
  239. MEXFAM AC
  240. Movimiento de Mujeres de Chinandega
  242. MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians
  243. Mt Shasta Goddess Temple
  244. Mujer Y Salud en Uruguay-MYSU
  245. Mujeres+Mujeres
  246. Mulier
  247. MUSAS Peru
  248. NAPM
  249. NAPOLINMENTE a.p.s.
  250. Narasi Perempuan
  251. Naripokkho
  252. National Alliance Of Women Human Right Defender/Tarangini Foundation
  253. National Alliance of Women’s Organisations
  254. National Birth Equity Collaborative
  255. National Forum Of Women With Disabilities
  256. National Network For Immigrant And Refugee Rights
  257. National Platform For The Rights Of The Disabled
  258. NDH LLC
  259. Nederlandse Vereniging Gender & Gezondheid
  260. NEPEM – Center of feminist studies at Federal University of Minas Gerais
  261. Network for Community Development
  262. Nigerian Feminist Forum
  263. Nigerian Professional Working Women Organization
  264. Nobel Women’s Initiaitve
  265. NoMore234NG
  266. Non una di meno
  267. O.A.B.I.: Organization for Abused and Battered Individuals
  268. Observatorio de Géneroy Equidad
  269. Odri Intersectional rights
  270. Omni Center for Peace, Justice & Ecology
  271. ONG ESE:O
  272. Organización Artemisas
  273. Orikalankini
  274. Our Generation For Inclusive Peace
  275. OutRight International
  276. Oxfam (various offices)
  277.  Oxford Human Rights Hub
  278. Pan African Positive Women’s Coalition-Zimbabwe
  279. Parteciparte
  280. Pastoralist Girls Initiative
  281. Peasants Dragnet
  282. Perempuan Mahardhika
  283. Perhimpunan Pembela Masyarakat Adat Nusantara (PPMAN) – Indigenous Lawyers Association Archipelagos
  284. Perkumpulan Lintas Feminist Jakarta / Jakarta Feminist Association
  285. PES Women
  286. Pittsburgh Human Rights City Alliance
  287. Plan International
  288. Por la Superación de la Mujer A.C.
  289. Power in her story / Manila Feminista
  290. Programa de Investigacion Feminista, CEIICH UNAM
  291. Programa Género, Cuerpo y Sexualidad de la FHCE/UDELAR
  292. Promundo-US
  293. Punto Género
  294. Qbukatabu
  295. Queer Women in Business + Allies
  296. Race, Racism and the Law
  297. Radha Paudel Foundation
  298. Raising Voices
  299. RALI – Reborn Athena Legal Initiative
  300. Rassemblement Contre la Hogra et pour les Droits des Algeriennes :”RAHDA”
  301. Rays of Hope Community Foundation
  302. Red Chiapas por la Paridad Efectiva
  303. Red de Educación Popular entre Mujeres – REPEM
  304. Red de la No Violencia contra las Mujeres-REDNOVI
  305. Red de Mujeres contra la violencia
  306. Red de Mujeres por una Opinión Pública con Perspectiva de Género en Campeche AC
  307. Red Mexicana de ciencia tecnología y genero
  308. Red Nacional de Refugios AC
  309. Red Nacional Universitaria por la Equidad de Género en la Educación Superior
  310. Red Thread
  311. Rede Nao Cala USP – Network of professors against gender violence at the University of Sao Paulo
  312. Remember Our Sisters Everywhere
  313. Reporteros de investigación
  314. Restless Development Nepal
  315. Rutgers WPF Indonesia
  316. Rutgers WPF Indonesia
  317. Sacred Circle of Indigenous Women of Europe
  318. SAHAJ
  319. SAHAYOG
  320. Salamander Trust
  321. Samsara
  322. Sanctus Initiative for Human Development and Values Sustainability (SIHDEVAS]N
  323. Sangsan Anakot Yawachon Development Project
  324. Save Generations Organization
  325. Sehjira Foundation
  326. Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP) Behind Bars
  327. Shayisfuba feminist collective
  328. Shedecides
  329. Shifting the Power Coalition – Pacific
  330. Shirakat – Partnership for Development
  331. Shishu Aangina
  332. Simavi
  333. Society for the Improvement of Rural People(SIRP)
  334. Solidarite Des Jeunes Filles Pour L’education Et L’integration Socioprofessionnelle, Sojfep
  335. Sonke Gender Justice
  336. Soroptimist International
  337. SPACE UNJ
  338. Spatium Libertas AC
  339. Spinifex Press
  340. Stop au Chat Noir
  341. Studentato universitario San Giuseppe
  342. Success Capital Organisation
  343. Suppressed Histories Archives
  344. T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights
  345. Tag a Life International (TaLI)
  346. Tanzania Home Economics Association
  347. Tarangini Foundation
  348. Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  350. The Center for Building Resilient Communities
  351. The Citizens’News
  352. The Gender Security Project
  353. The Institute for Gender and Development Studies, RCO
  354. The Queer Muslim Project
  355. The Story Kitchen
  356. The Well Project
  357. Todos Ciudadanas, AC
  358. Toponomastica femminile
  359. Trannational Decolonial QTPOC
  360. Transgenders Fiji Network
  361. Transnational United Front against Fascism
  362. UBC
  363. Ukrainian Association for Research in Women’s History
  364. Unchained At Last
  365. Union Women Center Georgia
  366. United African Diaspora
  367. University of Namibia
  368. US Human Rights Network
  369. Vida Reavivida AC
  370. Visible Impact
  371. Visthar
  372. VOICE
  373. Wave – Women against violence Europe
  374. WE-Change Jamaica
  375. Welfare Rights Organization
  376. WESNET
  378. Widows Rights International
  380. Wokovu Way
  381. Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center
  382. Women Against Rape(WAR) Inc.
  383. Women against Sexual Violence and State Repression
  384. Women Against Violence
  385. Women and Girls of African Descent Caucus:Descendants of Enslaved Persons brought to the Americas During the Transatlantic Slave Trade Era
  386. Women and Health Together For The Future (WHTF)
  387. Women and Law in Southern Africa – Mozambique
  388. Women Enabled International
  389. Women Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (WEAN)
  390. Women for a Change
  391. Women for Peace and Gender Equality Initiative
  392. Women for Peace and Unity Growth Initiative
  393. Women for Women’s Human Rights – New Ways
  394. Women Foundation of Nigeria WFN
  395. Women Health Together for Future
  396. Women in Distress Organisation
  397. Women Liberty and Development Initiative
  398. Women March Lampung
  399. Women Transforming Cities International Society
  400. Women Working Group ( WWG)
  401. Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN)
  402. Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights
  403. Women’s Human Rights Education Institute
  404. women’s initiative “One of Us”
  405. Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau, Inc. (WLB)
  406. Women’s Rehabilitation Centre (WOREC) Nepal
  407. Women’s Resource and Advicacy Centre / WOMEN 2030
  408. Women’s All Points Bulletin, WAPB
  409. Women’s Probono Initiative(WPI)
  410. Women’s rights and health project
  411. World Pulse
  412. Y Coalition
  413. Young Feminist Europe
  414. Youth Action Nepal
  415. Youth Changers Kenya
  416. Youth Development Center
  417. YUWA
  418. Yuwalaya
  419. Zamara Foundation
  420. Zimbabwe Women’s Resource Centre and Network

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Aanu’ Rotimi
Abigail Edem Hunu
Abimbola Junaid
Abiola Akiyode
Adewoye Eyitayo
Adjoa Aiyetoro
Adriana Bautista
Adriana Labardini Inzunza
Adriana Sanchez Zarate
Afina FZ
Agata W
Agnès Théry
Agnieszka Gados
Agnieszka Kotwasińska
Agnieszka Piskozub-Rynkiewicz
Agnieszka Skowronek
Agueda Hortencia Castro López
Aída Marín Acuapan
Ailynn Torres Santana
Ajita Rao Dalit Feminist
akiteng isabella
Alda Facio
Alejandra Gabriela Lio
Alejandra Isibasi
Aleksandra Lipczak
Alessandra Di Muzio
Alessandra Montanini
Alessandra Perrotta
Alexandra Abello Colak
Alexandria Murphy
Alice Vergnaghi
Alicja Molenda
Alimatul Qibtiyah
Alina Poland
Alina Potts
Alinne Castillo
Alissa Trotz
Allicia Rolle
Allison Burden
Alma Colin
Altagracia Balcacer
Amal Bint Nadia
Amalia Gamio
Amanda Lucia Garces
Amani Aruri
Amber Peterman
Amel osman
Amie Bishop
Amina Mama
Amita Pitre
Amrita Chhachhi
Ana A Chavez
Ana Gabriela de la Torre Ríos
Ana Joaquina Ruiz Guerra
Anastasia Kiki
Andrea Carlise
Andrea De La Barrera Montppellier
Andrea Quinones
Andrea Vremis
Angela Fogliato
Anindya Sinha
Anita Cheria
Ankit Khirwadkar
Ann Clendenin
Ann Wright
Anna Belli
Anna Davies-van Es
Anna J. Brown
Anna Maria Ribet Ratsimba
Anna Thieme
Anna-Klara Bratt
Annamaria Rivera
Anne E. Lacsamana
Anne Murray
Anne-christine d’Adesky
Annet van der M
Annette Mukiga
Annick Wibben
Annina Plummer
Anouk Guiné
Antonella Visintin
Anuj petter Rai
Anya Heise-von der Lippe
Anya Victoria
Ardra Manasi
Argentina Casanova
Asa David Chon
Asanda Benya
Asha Herten-Crabb
Assunta Martone
Ayisha Osori
Azza Ghanmi
Barbara Bonomi Romagnoli
Barbara Harrington
Barbara Jimenez
Barbara vantslot
Bartolacci Giovanni
Béatrice Rettig
Beatriz Cavazos Siller
Beatriz do Álamo Machado Costa
Beatriz Lacerda Ratton
Beatriz Zebadua Yanez
Begoña Dorronsoro
Bejaoui Amel
Belen Montanez
Beniamina Nefesh
Beretta Federico
Betsy Spaulding
Betty Edwards
Beverly Bucur
Bianca Pomeranzi
Bianca Wagner
Blanca Luévano
Blanca Saavedra
Bolatito Adeonojobi
Bonnie Britt
Bonnie Friedman
Bonnie Gorman RN
Bridget osakwe
Brigitte P Y
Britt Baatjes
Caitlin Shannon
Camilla Cracchiolo, RN
Carisma Tucker
Carla Pochini
Carli Paola
Carlos Idibouo
Carmen Chamorro
Carmen Rojas
Carolina de Olazarra
Caroline Pugh-Roberts
Carolyn Seaman
Caterina Marassi
Caterina Pizzimenti
Catherine Mue
Catherine Nyambura
Cecilia Luna
Cecilia Babb
Celina Romany
Chandra Talpade Mohanty
Charlotte Bunch
Charlotte Coleman
Cheryl Park
Chhaya Datar
Chiara Guida
Chiara Sacchet
Chiseche Mibenge
Christelle Bay Chongwain
Christen Dobson
Christine Shahin
Christine Silva
Cinzia Italia
Cissy Nalusiba
Claire M. Cohen
Clara Alemann
Claudia Angeletti
Claudia Giorleo
Claudia Herrmannsdorfer
Claudia Salinas
Claudia Stella
Claudia Thomas
Clelia Degli Esposti
Colleen Glynn
Consiglia De Coro
Cristiana Crisi
Cristina Fiordimela
Cristina Renaud
Cucu Saidah
Daillen Culver
Damairia Pakpahan
Daniela Fusari
Danielab It
Danielle Gibson
Danila Baldo
Danna Aduna
Danuta Radzik
Dapor Ni
Darrion Smith
David Gutiérrez Castañeda
David Kirimania
Davide Lano
De luna
Debbie Caysons
Deborah Holland
Denise Nepveux
Desari Strader
Desti Murdijana
Deviyani Dixit
Deyanira González de León
Diana Young
Diane Serre
Dinah Musindarwezo
Dini Ind
Dipika Ind
Dominique Bourque
Dora Bognandi
Dora Cardaci
Dorota Seweryn-Stawarz
Dorothy Njemanze
Dorsaf Zouari
Dosia Calderon-Maydon
Dudu Manuga
E. Vanessa Bethel
Ebi Emezue
Ebru Kongar
Edith Pineda Hernández
Eduardo Salazar
Elaine Gorman
Eleane Proo Méndez
Eleazer Aderibigbe
Elena Campedelli
Elena Estavillo
Elena Schnabl
Ellen J Ferranti,MD
Ellen K Foster
Elsa Gomez
Elsa Soussan
Elvira Risino
Emanuela Arena
Emanuela Cos
Emily Boveq
Emma Puig de la Bellacasa
Emmanuel-Sathya Gray
Erika Guevara Rosas
Erlinda M. Panisales
Ernawati Ind
Esperanza Delgado
Esposito Maria
Esther de Vreede
Esther Mkamori
Esther Vicente
Eva Cech Valentová
Eva Cossette-Laneville
Eva de Wal
Evani Ind
Evelina Crespi
Evelyn Flores Mayorga
Facia Harris
Fadugba Ayodeji
Fania Noel
Feliani Ruth
Felipe Bruno Martins Fernandes
Fernanda Salazar
Fiona Vera-Gray
Franca Nouvion
Francesca Melania
Francise Dillet
Fransisca Octi
Freddy Paul Grunert
Gabriela Guzman
Gabriella Gensini
Gaetana Castellaccio
Georgina Bencsik
Ger Moane
Gianluca Mariano Colella
Gianna Lete
Gianne Cayetano
Giovanna Scifo
Giovanna Zitiello
Giulia Giardina
Glanis Changachirere
Glen Morgan
Gloria Careaga
Gloria Casas Villa
Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez
Grace Chang
Grace Muema
Greetje van der Veer
Gurpreet Kaur
Hadeel A A Qazzaz
Hadiatul Hasana
Haleemah Shajira
Halina Gasiorowska
Harris Namutebi
Hemlata Pisal
Hoda Zaki
Huma Dar
Hürrem Tezcan-Güntekin
Imma Barbarossa
Indah Nurbaitty Dwiyani
Ine VB
Ingeborga Janikowska-Lipszyc
Ingrid Ira
Ingrid Paola Romero Niño
Ipsa Agnani
Irene Dankelman
Iris Kristal
Irmia Fitriyah
Irwan Abd Lae
Isabel Anayanssi Orizaga
Isabel Erreguerena
Isabelle Sanou
Ishita Bhardwaj
Itzel Uc Domínguez
Iván Facundo Rubinstein
Ivonne Banco
Jacobina Aumbandja
Jade Castelijn
Jami Parrish
Jan Schwartz
Jane Pennoyer
Jane Rudden
Janice Monteiro
Janie Rezner
Jasmine Williams
Jaya D.
Jean Lowrie-Chin
Jeevika S
Jenna C. Ashton
Jessica Espinosa
Jessica Mandanda
Jewell-Ann Harry
Jihan Jacob
Jill Bertels
Jill Langhus-Griffin
Jill McCracken
Joan P. Gibbs, Esq.
Joanna Tegnerowicz
Johanna Lokhande
Johanne Lerhard
John Cornwell
Jonas Ruskus
Jonathan h. Harwell
Jonathan Villalba Lezama
Josephine Anenih
Josephine Whitehead
Joyce Karigia
Juana Trejo González
Judith Blau
Judith Byfield
Judith Mariscal
Judith McDaniel
Julia Pol
Julia Crumière
Julia Guenther
Julz E. Riddle
Jumari Gaweses
Jyotsna Siddharth
K. Howard
Kadija UK
Kagose Yohanes Okoll
Kahewa Endjala
Kai Fees
Kalyani Menon Sen
Karen Axalan
Karen Carpenter
Karen Cayer
Karen Philip
Karla Dominguez Gonzalez
Karla Smith
Kashique Robinson
Katarzyna Józefowska
Kate Ryan
Katherine Acey
Kathleen Thompson
Kemi Omotubora
Kendra Malone
Kenia Jhonaysi Hernandez Benitez
Kenneth Ruby
Kerry Barton-Hobbs
Ketra Todd
Kevanté Cash
Khadijah Carey
Khimananda Devkota
Khushi Kabir
Kim Pate
Kimberly Westcott
Kindyl Boyer
Kirtana Kumar
Kirthi Jayakumar
Koel Chatterji
Komal Mohite
Krissi Shaffina Twyla Rubin
Kristoffer Tingbacke
Krystyna Mazur
Laodan MacCana
Lathryn Mck8bben
Laura Chello
Laura Morini
Laura Piccand
Laura Ronchetti
Laura Sergiampietri
Laxman Belbase
Làzarie Eeckeloo
Leah Moss
Leia Grossman
Leigh Suzanne Tomppert
Leith Dunn
Leonardo García
Leticia Medina
Lidia Kuzemska
Lidia Salvatori
Liliana Cozzi
Liliana Religa
Lina Sagaral Reyes
Lisa Edwards
Lisa Lawlor Feller
Lisa Sharlach
Lisa Wiebesiek
Livia R. Gobzález Ángeles
Lizet Alvarado Torres
Loes Keysers
Lorella Baratta
Lorenzo Detassis
Loretta Campagna
Lourdes Pacheco
Lubha Neupane
Lucía Melgar
Lucia Soldà
Lucilla Ciambotti
Lucina Di Meco
Lucy Edwards-Jauch
Luthfina Saraswati Adania
M. Laura Corradi
Magda San V
Maheshvari Naidu
Mahfuza Mala
Mahua becerril Straffon
Maira Roubach Topall
Maja Staśko
Makani Themba
Makereta Tawa
Malgorzata Kot
Mamata Dash
Marcela Romero
Marcella Orru
Marci Corsi
Margara Millan
Margaret McLaren
Margo Okazawa-Rey
Maria Rosario
Maria Alessandra Tarquinio
Maria Alicia Gutierrez
Maria Bastos
María Corina Muskus
Maria Cristina Tigoli
Maria Emilia Cunti
Maria Eugenia Chavez Fonseca
María Fernanda Santos Villarreal
Maria Giovanna Titone
Maria Grazia Tidone
Maria Marraccini
Maria Reimann
Maria V. Cunningham
Maria Zych-Nowacka
Mariana Branger
Mariangela Chiaro
Marie Berger
Marie-Helene Hebbelynck
Mariela Poot
Mariem G B
Marilucy Gonzalez-Baez
Marina Bertin
Marina Toschi
Marinella Manfrotto
Marisol Poot
Marjahn Finlayson
Marsha Waggoner
Marta Cyran
Marta Kozlowska
Marta Szczepanik
Marta Usiekniewicz
Martha Douwma
Martha L. Schmidt
Martha Tukahirwa
Martina Keser
Mary Angelica Reginaldo
Mary Ellsberg
Mary McClintock
Mary Syrett
Marzena Wilk
Matt Parsons
Maurizio Bozza
Maurizio Sacchi
May Ghanem
Maya Ind
Maya Radiconcini
Megan Duckworth
Meghan Campbell
Melania Klaiber
Melanie Lindayen
Melissa Cuevas
Melissa Upreti
Melody Ross
Memory Kachambwa
Meriem Bayoudh
Michele Small
Michelina Barletta
Michelle Hurtubise
Minna Salami
Miss J Tugwana
Mojubaolu Olufunke Okome
Monica Jasis Silberg
Monica Orlando
Monika Beatty
Monika Falej
Morgan Farrington
Mukut Ray
Muthoni Muriithi
Myraiel Newry
Nada Mustafa Ali
Nadia Cario
Nadia Haddaoui
Nahir de la Silva
Nalini India
Namalie Jayasinghe
Naomi Solanke
Nastassia rambarran
Natalia AG
Natalia Skoczlan
Natalia Achy
Natalia Laskowska
Natalia Pamula
Natasya Fila Rais
Ngorube Nkeiruka M.
Nguyen Thi Thu Ha
Nia Bethel-Sears
Nicola Wallace
Nicolle Riveros
Nikki Luna
Ningthoukhongjam Thanil
Nisha Biswas
Nissie Arcega
Niveditha Menon
Niveditha Menon
Niyati Shah
Norma Castillo
Norma Garcia
Nour Amraoui
Nunzia Sciuto
Nushelle de Silva
Oby Ezekwesili
Olga Glińska
Olga Zwolak
Omowumi Asubiaro Dada
Ornella Clementi
Osai Ojigho
Paula G
Paloma Lugo
Paola Bacchetta
Paola Carli
Paola Feltrin
Paola Morini
Paola Peña
Pat Gargaetas
Patria Jimenez
Patricia Bradley
Patricia Castaneda Salgado
Patricia Morales
Patricia Moran
Patricia Oton
Patricia Schulz
Patrick Welsh
Patrizia Fiocchetti
Payal Shah
Peggy L. Curchack
Petri Patrizia
Philly Dean
Po Ita
Pooja Pant
Priliantina Bebasari
Priyanthi Fernando
Priye Diri
Puji Maharani
Purnima Gupta
Putul Sathe
Raadhika Paul
Rabea Wilke
Radhika Balakrishnan
Radhika Menon
Raffaele Galano
Rahmani Israa
Rakia Chehida
Rebeca Olascoaga
Rebecca Hooker
Regina Esposito
Renee Hatcher
Renuka Anandjit
Renzi maria Luisa
Retha Dungga
Rev Christian Scharen
Rifqah Tif
Ritika Bhatia
Robyn Clarke
Robyn Trainor
Rochelle Burgess
Rogelio Sánchez
Rosa Pastore
Rosanna Fucarino
Rosario Beck
Roshana Pradhan
Ruben Reyes Jiron
Rukia Cornelius
Ruth Jacob
Sabrina Marchetti
Saeeda Riz
Salima Bacchus-Hinds
Salina Kafle
Salma Nims
Saloni Fruehauf
Saloni Fruehauf
Samantha Willan
Sameena Eidoo
Sandeep Bakshi
Sandena Neely
Sandra Currie
Sandy Marroquín
Sangita Laha
Sara Blaser
Sara Shroff
Sarah Chiliko
Sarah Daniel
Sarah Taylor
Satvika Jandhyala
Saumya Saxena
Savoca Valeria
Sebastian Molano
Seema Sush
Seidy Salas
Serap Altinisik
Serena Fiorletta
Sethunya Mosime
Shakun Doundiyakhed
Sheba George
Sherna Alexander Benjamin
Shewli Kumar
Shirley Castley
Shobhita Narain
Sholeh Irani
Sholeh Shahrokhi
Shubhangi Singh
Silvana Vinai
Silvia Cristofori
Silvia Ivonne San Miguel
Simona Belloni
Simone Mangal-Joly
Simone Snyder
Sofia Castro Guerrero
Sohini Bhattacharya
Sonia Dayan-Herzbrun
Sonya Mulligan
Sophia K Dalal
Sophie Namy
Sri Lestari
Stella Ind
Stella Celentano
Stephanie Sodero
Strix Grr
Sumi Krishna
Susan Hawthorne
Susanna Giovannini
Sushma Varma
Sushmita Shrestha
Suzanne Steele
Swathi Seshadri
Sylvie Isabelle Kaminski
Sylwia Ludas
Tabea Casique Coronado
Tamara Gorin
Tamarack Verrall
Tapiwa Lushetile
Tara Miller
Tarez Graban
Tedd Martin Vazquez
Teresa JDC
Teresa de Jesús Dzib Caamal
Teresa King
Teresa Quarta
Teresa Roversi
Teresa Shields
Terianna Bisnauth
Terri Carney
Tessa Nkandi
Theresa Dunn
Tia Fitriyanti
Tia Pamungkas
Tirza Ong
Tita Rak
Titilade Da-Costa
Tracy Lumbasi
Trista Hendren
Tullia Lippi
Tullia Trevisan
Tunggal Pawestri
Uma V Chandru
Umama Zillur
Umi Ma’rufah
Urszula Turkiewicz
Valentina Fiorini
Valentina Vargas
Valentine Lajoux
Vanda Radzik
Vanessa Coria Castilla
Vasantha A S
Venera Tomarchio
Veronica Campanile
Veronica Zebadua-Yanez
Vesna Orl
Victoria Abril
Victoria Simpson
Virginia Capuano
Virginia Gina Vargas
Vivienne Kabarungi
Wendy Figueroa
Wendy Henry
Wilis Rengganiasih ENdah Ekowati
Willow Gerber
Ximena Torres
Yameli Gomez
Yanira Reyes-Gil
Yazmin alonzo
Yinka Falola-Anoemuah
Yolanda Pineda López
Yulia Dwi Andriyanti
Yuruen Lerma
Yvette Nyinawumuntu
Zaida Betancourt
Zara Snapp
Zebib Kidane
Zoe Howe
Zoe Marinkovich
Zoneziwoh Mbondgulo-Wondieh
Zuider Zamalloa
Zulma Miranda
Zuzanna Krzatala
Zuziwe Khuzwayo

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