The Center for Women’s Rights and Advocacy (CWRA) is a non-profit organisation that seeks to promote gender equality by challenging harmful cultural practices and institutional norms at the root of all forms of violence against women and girls.
We envision a society where women and girls live their lives free of violence from public or private sources, so as to enjoy equal opportunities in social, economic, cultural, civil and political life.
Milanoi is a human rights lawyer with over nine years’ experience in women’s rights, children’s rights and disability rights. She has worked with non-profit organisations, advocating for the rights of women and children to live a life free from violence. She has made presentations calling on ending violence against women and girls with disabilities at the United Nations Commission on Status of Women and United Nations Conference of State Parties on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Dr. Ruth Nekura is a feminist human rights lawyer/researcher with over 8 years experience in gender equality and women's rights, violence against women laws and interventions, program management and evaluation, service integration and social protection. Expertise in legal analysis, research, advocacy, policy reform, multi-sector implementation strategies and qualitative methodologies.