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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January 30, 2014

Over 2,000 Indigenous and peasant women living in poverty who were allegedly subjected to forced sterilization have been denied justice after the Public Prosecutor’s office closed their cases.

December 26, 2013
Soldiers in Mexico soldiers tortured and raped Miriam López for 7 months as they tried to force her to confess to drug trafficking. Miriam lives in fear while her abusers enjoy impunity.
December 5, 2013

Charges against Najlaa Mohammed Ali and Amin Senada were dropped on 2 December. The two activists had been at risk of imprisonment or flogging for ‘indecent behavior’.

November 20, 2013
The International Violence Against Women Act makes ending violence against women around the world a top priority for the U.S. Government. Ask your Members of Congress to cosponsor the bill today!