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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September 2, 2014

Prominent campesino leader Margarita Murillo was shot dead on August 27. She worked to defend the rights and living standards of peasant farmworkers for more than 40 years. Now others may be at ris...

August 26, 2014

Indigenous human rights defender Silvia Pérez Yescas has received a series of threats due to her work on Indigenous rights. Mexican authorities have failed to provide adequate protection measures....

July 3, 2014

Isabel, a sex worker in the city of Niterói, was assaulted and threatened after she publicly denounced the rape and extortion of sex workers by police during illegal raids and evictions on 23 May....

June 20, 2014

In Algeria and Tunisia, rapists are evading punishment by marrying their teenage victims. In Morocco and Western Sahara, this is thankfully no longer the case. However, the law still fails to adequ...