To celebrate, we asked 8 of the inspirational women we work with – our partners, clients, our former interns – to talk about how they #PressForProgress. You can also read about EHRAC’s cases on defending women’s human rights and about three of our recent femicide cases from Georgia.

Baia Pataraia, Union Sapari, Georgia

Alina Pavliuk, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union (Ukraine)

Libkan Bazayeva, Women for Development (Russia)

Keti Bakhtadze, Women’s Initiative Supporting Group (Georgia)

Anahit Simonyan, Women’s right activist (Armenia)

Valentina Frolova, St Petersburg Bar Association (Russia)

Tamar Dekanosidze, Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (Georgia)

Olena Shevchenko, Insight (Ukraine)