17 NGOs call for Release of Saudi Women’s Rights Advocates

May 15, 2020 | Joint statement on Saudi Women's Rights advocates Freedom Forward joined a coalition of sixteen other organizations in denouncing the Saudi government's detention of Saudi women's rights activists. May 15, 2020 marks the two-year anniversary of this detention.Text below (PDF here):FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Stephen McInerney, Executive Director , POMED, stephen.mcinerney@pomed.org, 202-804-4749 (office); April Brady, Communications Director, … Continue reading 17 NGOs call for Release of Saudi Women’s Rights Advocates

Saudi Arabia: Violating Women’s Rights

Photo: Imprisoned Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul. Download as PDF brief In 2019, Saudi Arabia was ranked  among the worst places in the world to be a woman. While Saudi Arabia’s overall human rights record is abhorrent, such violations are exasperated exponentially for women. Many policies and practices endorsed and enforced by Saudi Arabia’s … Continue reading Saudi Arabia: Violating Women’s Rights

Media: “How Saudi Arabia is using G20 talks to hide its terrible record on women’s rights” | The New Arab

“How Saudi Arabia is using G20 talks to hide its terrible record on women’s rights,” The New Arab, May 7, 2020.“‘Saudi Arabia’s PR army has worked hard to silence any serious talk about women’s rights and human rights at the G20,’ Sunjeev Bery, director of the anti-autocrat campaign group Freedom Forward, told TNA. ‘This is all about … Continue reading Media: “How Saudi Arabia is using G20 talks to hide its terrible record on women’s rights” | The New Arab