What is #WomensRightsWatch?
Right now, we’re living through an alarming rise in attacks on gender equality. In every corner of the planet, from Bangladesh to the United States, women’s and girls’ rights achieved through decades of feminist struggle are being rolled back. The denial of these rights is one of the biggest causes of poverty worldwide, so we’re starting #WomensRightsWatch to call out these pervasive attacks, and to celebrate the women who are standing up to resist. Read on to find out why this backlash is happening, and how you can get involved.