Human Rights

A Feminist Foreign Policy actively defends and advances the rights of all individuals and communities, and considers the universality principle of human rights to be fundamental. We are thus committed to understanding and countering the international anti-feminist movement, which, across the globe, works to restrict the rights of women and LGBTQI* people, on both the domestic and international level.

CFFP Human Rights

Key Activities

Key Resources

Study Launch – Online Event: Disrupting the multilateral order?The impact of anti-gender actors on multilateral structures in Europe

What is the impact of anti-gender actors on multilateral structures in Europe? How do we build resilient and progressive human rights frameworks to ensure human rights for all? CFFP, financially…

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Briefing: The Right to Safe and Legal Abortions in Germany: Germany Violates International Human Rights Obligations

Abortion is still illegal in Germany. It will not be criminally punished under certain circumstances, but it remains a criminal offence. While §218 of the Criminal Code prohibits abortion in…

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Briefing: A Feminist Global Health Policy

This briefing outlines the interconnection of health policy, peace, and development and provides an overview of existing inequalities in global health, the lasting effects of colonialism and imperialism, and the…

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Dangerous Alliances Interview Series

Feminist Voices on the Rise of Authoritarianism and the Anti-Gender Movement An interview series by the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy * The views and opinions expressed in these interviews…

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How Anti-Feminist and Anti-Gender Ideologies Contribute to Violent Extremism – And What We Can Do About It

Anti-feminist and anti-gender ideologies – and their basis in hostility and hatred towards women and LGBTQI* people are a crucial, yet overlooked element when analysing radicalisation and violent extremism. Anti-gender…

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Funding (in)equality? A comparative look at the funding landscape for pro-and anti-gender initiatives and campaigns in the European Union (EU)

Anti-gender campaigns and actors are much better funded than human rights and equality advocates. At the same time, key state services and civil society organisations are being actively defunded or…

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Power Over Rights: Understanding and Countering the Anti-Gender Campaigns

What is the transnational anti-gender movement? Who are the actors? How do they operate? What can we do about it? CFFP, financially supported by the German Federal Foreign Office and…

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Upcoming & Past Events

Online Event for the launch of the study "Disrupting the multilateral order? The impact of anti-gender actors on multilateral structures in Europe". The Webinar will take place on November 21 2022, 3 pm CET.

Study Launch – Disrupting the multilateral order? The impact of anti-gender actors on multilateral structures in Europe

We were pleased to host the online launch event for our study “Disrupting the multilateral order? The impact of anti-gender actors on multilateral structures in Europe”. Through concrete policy recommendations,…

21. November 2022 @ 15:00 - 17:00
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Expert Roundtable Discussion: Understanding the Impact of anti-gender actors on multilateral structures in Europe

This invitation-only online expert roundtable discussed the impact of so-called anti-gender actors on multilateral fora: how they impact agenda-setting and negotiations, how issues of gender and LGBTQI* rights are instrumentalised,…

21. April 2022 @ 14:00 - 17:00
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Online Conference: “The Transnational Anti-Gender Movement in the Wider Anti-Democratic Climate”

There is a lack of knowledge and awareness among policymakers and activists about what the anti-gender movement is, how it operates, the risks it poses and how to effectively develop…

16. December 2021 @ 17:00
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Rights, Responsibilities, and Revolutions – Understanding Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in a Transatlantic Context

In recent years attacks on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) - such as the Global Gag Rule and Poland’s abortion ban - have been growing on both sides of…

7. April 2021 @ 17:00
The digital Launch Event: "Power Over Rights: Understanding and Countering the Transnational Anti-Gender Movement" will take place on 17.02.2021.

Power Over Rights: Understanding and Countering the Transnational Anti-Gender Movement

To mark the launch of our “Power over Rights: Understanding and countering the transnational anti-gender movement” study, the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy, the German Federal Foreign Ministry and the…

17. March 2021 @ 17:00 - 14. December 2022 @ 17:00

“LGBTQIA+ rights are constantly under attack. More than ever, we need feminist networks that have your back. This is what CFFP brings.“

Egle Kuktoraitė
National LGBT Rights Organization (LGL)

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