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 20, 2014

He is a human rights defender. If convicted he could be sentenced to up to two years’ imprisonment and a heavy fine. If imprisoned, he would be considered a prisoner of conscience.

November 19, 2014

The Dominican Parliament adopted a comprehensive reform of the Criminal Code which maintains full criminalization of abortion. If enacted, it would violate the rights of women and girls.

November 17, 2014

Hadiya Pendleton, honor student and dreamer, was shot and killed at the age of 15. She is one of over 11,000 victims of gun violence in the United States every year. Honor Hadiya’s memory and suppo...

November 14, 2014

The fatal incident follows the recent murder of another campesino leader in September. The safety of his family and other leaders may be at risk.