Hatred and threats against WHRD often target the activist’s “honour”, her motherhood and her family.
To find the strength and courage to keep working for women’s rights, many of the WHRD interviewed for this report refers to the need of solidarity within the feminist movement.
“The one weapon we have is solidarity among each other. We don’t need to think the same to be in solidarity, nor do we need to agree on everything (…). Just one word of support can make change happen.”
—Syrian women human rights defender