In Memory of Michael Brown

Demand President Obama and legislators across the country act now to address police use of lethal force across the USA

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August 24, 2015

On 30 July, an unelected all-male village council in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, northern India, ordered that a Dalit woman and her teenage sister be raped and paraded naked. The sisters and their fami...

August 24, 2015

Ferdous Al Toum was sentenced to be flogged 20 lashes and a fine. She has appealed this sentence. Rehab Omer Kakoum was sentenced to a heavy fine and has appealed this. Trials against eight of the...

July 15, 2015

Tell the President of Burkina Faso to break the barriers to contraception. Urge him to make the choice to give women and girls a choice. Sign our petition today.

June 11, 2015

Women’s rights defender Mahdieh Golrou was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison after three months detained for peaceful demonstrations. She was a prisoner of conscience.