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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October 15, 2014

Zainab Al-Khawaja was arrested after she tore up a picture of the King in court where she was appearing on two separate charges of “destroying government property”. She is a prisoner of conscience....

October 10, 2014

A 10-year old girl in Afghanistan is at risk of an “honor” killing because she was raped by a local mullah. Dr. Hassina Sarwari, the women’s rights defender assisting her, also faces death threats....

October 9, 2014

Brishna was raped by a local mullah in May 2014. She is at risk of an “honour” killing by family and community members. The women’s rights defender who assists her is facing death threats.

September 3, 2014

Activist Liu Ping was sentenced to six and a half years for organizing a demonstration. She is being denied the medical treatment she needs in detention; there are serious concerns for her health....