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Urgent Action Fund sets up home in Asia and Pacific
6 January 2018
A fund to enable womens human rights advocates and organisations in Asia and Pacific to advance especially the leadership of young women in the defense of human rights of all is the hope shared by Sri Lankan feminist writer Subha Wijesiriwardena who launched Urgent Action Fund for Womens Human Rights Asia and Pacific..
Letter from the Chair of the Board
2 February 2018
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.
State actors are main perpetrators of women’s human rights violations in Asia and the Pacific
28 August 2018
Different actors are involved in human rights violations committed against human rights defenders, but based on Urgent Action Fund - Asia & Pacific’s (UAF A&P) recent bi-annual data analysis, state actors are the main perpetrators of violations against women and non-binary human rights activists in the Asia and Pacific regions.
Statement on the killing of yet another WHRD in the Philippines
13 October 2018
International, national organizations rally for justice for slain woman human rights defender in Maguindanao, Philippines.