Suffocating The Movement - Shrinking Space For Women's Rights


In the survey carried out for this report, Kvinna till Kvinnas asked women human rights defenders in 32 countries (beginning by focusing on countries that are, or have been, affected by violent conflict) whether the civil society space situation has changed during the past years, and if so, how. More than 60 percent say their space to act as an activist has shrunk, and the main reasons for this development are believed to be governments’ fears for political change, increasing nationalism including hostility towards foreign funding, and conservative ideals.

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