An Affirmation of Feminist Principles – Sign on the Letter

Published July 2, 2021

Women, feminist, LGBTIQ+, and trans-led organizations are coming together to reaffirm what we believe are core feminist principles. 

“To achieve justice, equality and liberation, we must combat and dismantle the patriarchal systems of power which continue to oppress and exclude many of us…We affirm that the realization of the human rights of any one group of persons does not come at the cost of the rights of any others…We believe strongly that gender equality will not be achieved without the realization of the human rights of all trans, intersex and nonbinary people”

Join us in committing to continuously learning and deepening our collective understanding of intersectionality, feminism, and the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and non-binary people, unlearning internalized patterns of sexism, racism and colonialism, and challenging unjust power structures and systems of oppression, including in ourselves and in our own movements.

“Feminist human and social rights movements have to stand united against threats to democracy and fundamental freedoms, and for the principles of human rights, social justice and equality.”

Both organisations and individuals are invited to sign-on to the le

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This statement was initiated by the: 

  • Asia Pacific Alliance for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights,
  • Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN),
  • Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID),
  • COC Netherlands,
  • CREA,
  • Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality,
  • GATE: Trans Gender Diverse and Intersex Advocacy in Action,
  • Global Network of Sex Work Projects,
  • ILGA World,
  • International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF),
  • L’Associacio Drets Sexuals I Reproductius,
  • Outright Action International,
  • RFSL,
  • Transgender Europe (TGEU),
  • Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights,
  • Women Deliver
  • Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF International)