AB 1735 encourages victims to seek help from skilled professionals
without fear of penalty from their exploiters. This bill also works
to expand the privacy of victims of human trafficking
when they seek professional help. AB 1735 was passed by a ⅔ vote on August 15, and will go into effect on January 1, 2020.
An incredibly powerful response from Karla Guerra in this short video about her experiences in El Salvador with the daily inescapable prevalence of domestic violence and how that informed her becoming an activist. From feeling surrounded by the toxic masculinity and violence she experienced everyday, she then found work in the legal system and began to put herself in a position to do something about it. What an honor to facilitate this conversation and hear voices from young leaders like Karla, Jessica and Swarnima!
Join us for what is sure to be a lively discussion of the challenges faced by young feminists in the non-profit sector and how they are tackling these challenges in their work and everyday lives. Panelists from three different countries will provide a global perspective and comparisons of the issues in Nepal, El Salvador and
IANGEL recently submitted a report to the UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights, Ms. Karima Bennoune, in response to the call for submissions for the upcoming report on cultural rights and public spaces. Women, Cultural Rights, and Public Spaces: Analysis
2019 brought many new bills to the California Legislature that intend to support victims and survivors of human trafficking in the state. Starting off the year, the California Senate passed SR 11 to declare January 2019 as Human Trafficking Awareness
IANGEL Bridge Fellow Johanna Kanes attended the CSW Young Professionals Beijing+25 Event on May 30, 2019, honoring feminist author and women’s rights advocate, Charlotte Bunch. The event included a screening of the documentary film, “Passion and Politics: the Life and
On April 25, 2019, gender justice activists, attorneys, judges, partners, and supporters gathered in San Francisco to celebrate IANGEL’s 6th Anniversary. The Gala Dinner, themed “The Future is Ours”, featured two extraordinary women who have made outstanding contributions to the
The Amel Zenoune-Zouani Rights and Leadership Award in 2019 was awarded to Dr. Riffat Hassan at IANGEL’s 6th Anniversary Dinner on April 25, 2019. Dr. Riffat Hassan is distinguished by her decades of achievement as an internationally acclaimed scholar of the Qur’an,
by Johanna Kanes, IANGEL Bridge Fellow Women’s rights activists, organizations and governments around the world gather in New York every March for the UN-led Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which is United Nation’s largest gathering on gender equality.
We were thrilled to learn that on February 24, 2019, the Courier-Journal, Kentucky’s largest newspaper, featured an excellent column by journalist Siddique Malik about IANGEL’s Amel Zenoune-Zouani award, and our 2019 awardee, the brilliant and courageous Dr. Riffat Hassan. Used with