SEVEN stories, SEVEN women. Performed as a reading in more than 42 countries, SEVEN the play tells the stories of seven courageous women activists from Russia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala and Cambodia who overcame abuse of power and advanced Women’s rights. First time ever in Geneva and at the United Nations, this major event will be opened by a powerful performance by world-renowned opera singer Barbara Hendricks.
Be in Her Shoes: Human Rights Challenges and Achievements of Women and Girls of African Descent
As part of the implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent, OHCHR has prepared a publication that provides an overview of the enjoyment of human rights by women and girls of African descent.