Greetings from Urgent Action Fund Asia and Pacific! We are happy to inform you that UAF A&P was launched on October 24, 2017, at the Prospera International Women’s Fund Biennial Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights Asia and Pacific (UAF A&P) Rapid Response Grants (RRGs) were established to provide protection and support to women, non-binary (e.g., lesbian, trans) human rights defenders or organisations that face
urgent risk in their advocacy to uphold women’s human rights and human rights.
Threading Feminist Nets of Response and Resilience | UAF A&P Annual Report 2018
27 May 2019
2018 was our first year of operations as a regional women's fund supporting women and non-binary human rights defenders and their organisations across Asia and the Pacific in times of need and/or emergencies.
[STATEMENT] #QueLasLiberen #SetThemFree Campaign / Nicaragua: We demand freedom for all political prisoners and an end to acts of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment perpetrated against them
27 May 2019
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 – On Monday, May 20th, we received news of the release of 100 persons being held as political prisoners in Nicaragua, 8 of whom are women: Aleyda del Socorro Castro Membreño, María Adilia Peralta Cerrato, Jeysi Junieth Lagos, Yamileth del Carmen Gutiérrez Moncada, Tania Verónica Muñoz Pavón, Kenia María Gutiérrez Gómez, Kysha Cristelia López and Carolina Gutiérrez.