The AJWS community has a lot to say about what's happening in the world. Read our insights about the struggle for justice and human rights around the globe.

On International Day of Forests, a look at the global guardians of our woodlands

Today, we mark the International Day of Forests, a day to commemorate forests and to raise awareness about the vital role they play in the lives of people and in the health of our planet. Forests across the globe act as our lifelines. They sustain life for countless creatures, provide livelihoods to millions, and serve …Read More

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New video from India on gender inequality and political power

By Margo Mullinax, PhD, and Elizabeth Daube The 2018 Commission on the Status of Women is underway at the United Nations this week, and at AJWS, we’ve just launched a new video for the occasion. “When Women Lead: Manju’s Story” explores one compelling way of making women’s rights a reality: electing them into public office. …Read More

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