Let us embrace every opportunity to learn and correct course to protect our human values and humanity.
We call on all authorities in the Maldives to act without delay to fulfil the State’s legal and social responsibility to protect the basic rights of women and girls to safety, security, human dignity, free from violence in any form.
all stakeholders and communities in the Maldives.
We welcome the first appointment of a female chief judge, Ms. Huzaifa Mohamed to the Family Court. Read our statement: https://uthema.org/chief-judge/
These are just a few examples of the power of partnerships. We know that only together can we continue our work to make the world a safer, fairer, and more prosperous world – for everyone.
...to the Sexual Offences Act that includes the criminalization of marital rape in all circumstances, and strengthening investigation procedures in rape cases. 👏
We released reports exposing the gaps & loopholes in the sexual violence laws both in South Asia and the Americas. In the #Maldives, following this publication & alongside our support to partner @Uthema_MV's advocacy work, an amendment was made... https://www.equalitynow.org/resource/failure-to-protect-how-discriminatory-sexual-violence-laws-and-practices-are-hurting-women-girls-and-adolescents-in-the-americas/
On behalf of @Uthema_MV @FLCmv @equalitynow & HOPE, we thank @JeehanJMS @Imthiyazfahmy and the members of the Gender & Human Rights Committee of @mvpeoplesmajlis for meeting with us to discuss the challenges regarding #SVAW in the Maldives & to pave a way forward to combat then. https://twitter.com/mvpeoplesmajlis/status/1564534341224370176
ރައްޔިތުންގެ މަޖިލީހުގެ ހިއުމަން ރައިޓްސް އެންޑް ޖެންޑަރ ކޮމިޓީއިން، އުތެމަ، ފެމިލީ ލީގަލް ކްލިނިކް އަދި ހޯޕް ފޯރ ވިމެން ޖަމްޢިއްޔާއާ ބައްދަލުކުރުން
When we enable those who undermine the rights of women and girls anywhere, the whole society regresses.
Let us embrace every opportunity to learn and correct course to protect our human values and humanity. 2
The Maldives with @UN_Women & @ContactPARIS21 present a clear example of the importance of closing gender #datagaps to dismantle barriers and protect the rights of women!
In the Maldives, gender-responsiveness is now one of the guiding principles of the 10-year National Strategy for the Development of Statistics, enabling the country to better address gender inequalities.
https://data.unwomen.org/features/no-data-no-debate-integrating-gender-national-statistical-strategy-maldives @Uthema_MV @UN_Women @statsmaldives @UNFPAMaldives
From menstrual cups to reusable pads, these eco-friendly, economical and safer options are the future of period management. Break the taboo and initiate change ! ♻️🩸 #MHDAY2022 #Period #BreaktheTaboo #WeAreCommitted photo: @pinkvibes.mv on IG
(1/5) ✊ Celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Campaign for Justice this month, we present Episode 4: Muslim Family Laws (MFLs) in the Greater Horn of Africa! Register for the episode ➡️ http://bit.ly/s4j-ep4 now!
"We call on the [#Maldives] Govt to take immediate measures to strengthen the current prevention & protection systems & to FULLY implement the sexual offences laws. We reiterate that the enforcement of laws is the foremost method of giving weight to our legislations." #EndSGBV👇 https://twitter.com/Uthema_MV/status/1524047342323658752
Whilst we celebrate Children’s day we are also reminded of the grim numbers of sexual violence cases against children, especially girls each month and day. True justice for survivors of violence is not putting perpetrators in jail
Whilst we celebrate Children’s day we are also reminded of the grim numbers of sexual violence cases against children, especially girls each month and day. True justice for survivors of violence is not putting perpetrators in jail 2
Happy World Press Freedom Day. Today we value the fundamental freedom of journalism and accountability ✍🏽
@Ibrahimjaylo @aishwajyh Read more at
Just look at this stats. Women are employed more then men from ages 20 to 50. almost double then men. yet women in décision making level or at policy level is so low in rajje. Less then maybe 10 % ? https://twitter.com/statsmaldives/status/1520803264916164608
International Labor Day 2022 #LaborDay2022
Warmest Eid greetings. May it bring forth peace, blessings and love to all #EidMubarak 🤍🌺
"Ensuring All Voices Are Heard" session at the @WomenDeliver Advocacy Academy w/ @PrincessChi @Uthema_MV @StartTalking254 #WD2019
Ramadan can be challenging when you have to deal with work and household duties while you’re fasting. Practice kindness as much as you can.
🌟“And live with them in kindness. For if you dislike them – perhaps you dislike a thing and Allah makes therein much good.” Quran 4:19
#WorldHealthDay spotlights the climate crisis as the biggest threat to human life & #health. The climate emergency hinders progress in achieving sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. @UNFPA ensures the #wellbeing of the most vulnerable on our planet
We wish all Maldivians and muslims around the world a blessed and fulfilling Ramadan - with love, peace and abundance. #HappyRoadha #ރޯދަމަސް
ރާއްޖޭގެ އާއިލާ އާއިބެހޭ ކޯޓުގެ އިސް ފަނޑިޔާރުގެ މަގާމަށް ފުރަތަމަ ފަހަރަށް އަންހެން ފަނޑިޔާރަކު އައްޔަން ކުރުމުގެ ތާރީޚީ ކުރިއެރުމަށް މަރުހަބާ
We welcome the first appointment of a female chief judge, Ms. Huzaifa Mohamed to the Family Court. https://uthema.org/chief-judge/
📃 Musawah's Policy Brief #3 on ‘Ending Polygamy in Muslim Marriages’ is now available in Sinhala and Tamil, translated by Sri Lankan activists. Download here: http://bitly.com/musawahpb3 #FreeOurFamilyLaws
(3/3) The speakers will show how and why in Muslim contexts, it is necessary to engage with religion, and build from the convergences between human rights and religious principles in order to create the conditions for women’s empowerment along with full gender equality.
(2/3) Around the world, many women are discouraged or prohibited from working or engaging in public life outside the home. When they do, they earn less and still take on more household responsibilities than men.
(1/3) As part of #CSW66, join us in a webinar with trailblazing Muslim feminists showing the possibilities of egalitarian laws & practices within the family that lead to social & economic justice in society. Arabic interpretation available. Register here: http://bit.ly/csw-musawah