August 6, 2014

No Excuse for Sexual Violence

In Algeria and Tunisia, the law allows a rapist to walk free if he marries his young victim. Help repeal these harmful laws!

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November 21, 2014

Following the conviction of her rapist, the Afghan authorities have committed to ensuring her protection. The 10-year-old girl is receiving medical and psychological attention.

November 20, 2014

She was released on 19 November after more than a month in detention for ripping up a picture of the King in court. The verdict in this case is expected on 4 December.

November 14, 2014

Seven women housing rights defenders have been sentenced to a year in jail after a street protest. Three more women and a Buddhist monk were also sentenced to one year’s imprisonment after protesti...

October 27, 2014

Human rights defender Yara Sallam and 21 others were jailed for three years on 26 October by a criminal court, which convicted them of breaching Egypt’s Protest Law and a string of other charges....