Women human rights defenders

[PDF] Supporting human rights defenders - Strengthening human rights systems - Achieving human rights change, International Service for Human Rights, Mar 2014 

[PDF] Joint Statement - Protecting and supporting human rights defenders who work on issues of corporate accountability, ESCR-Net, International Service for Human Rights & Proyecto de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales (ProDESC) Nov 2013

Colombia: Death Threats for Human Rights Defenders, Amnesty International 25 Sep 2013

[PDF] Situation of human rights defenders, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders Aug 2013

Violence against women human rights defenders on the rise, Laura Carlsen, Center for International Policy Americas Program 10 Dec 2012

India: Continued harassment of defenders of women workers' rights and campaigners abroad, Amnesty International 02 Oct 2007

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