Membership Officer

About WHRDMENA Coalition: WHRDMENA Coalition is a membership-based coalition of organizations and women human rights defenders engaging with and defending a spectrum of rights and struggles in MENA. The Coalition works through…

Advocacy Consultant

About WHRDMENA Coalition: WHRDMENA Coalition is a membership-based coalition of organizations and women human rights defenders engaging with and defending a spectrum of rights and struggles in MENA. The Coalition works through…

Why is wellbeing part of our struggle?

In recent years, the WHRDMENA Coalition team has reflected on the concept of wellbeing that has surrounded many aspects of our work, and we have evaluated many of the tools we have…

ALERT: WHRD Anwar Jassem Mhawwas assassinated in Iraq

With utmost sorrow and grief, the Regional Coalition of WHRDs in MENA received the news of the assassination of woman human rights defender Anwar Jassem Mhawwas in Iraq.  On the dawn of…

Saudi Arabia begins trial of WHRDs

WHRDs Loujain al-Hathloul, Aziza al-Yousef, Eman al-Nafjan and Hatoon Al-Fassi were among around 10 women appearing before the criminal court, in addition to Nouf Abdulaziz who didn’t attend the trial. 8 hours before the trial, Loujain al-Hathloul’s family was informed that she was to appear before the criminal court instead of the Specialized Criminal court which deals with terrorism suspects.

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