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 20, 2013

A 37-year-old pregnant woman, Nadia ‘Ali Yousef Saleh, has been detained without charge or trial in Bahrain since 30 May and was reportedly beaten upon her arrest. She is now eight months pregnant....

September 20, 2013

A law that criminalizes violent acts against women in Nicaragua is at risk of being reformed, which would weaken its protections. There are concerns for the safety of women if these changes are int...

August 28, 2013

A Maldives High Court has quashed the sentence of 100 lashes and house arrest imposed on a 15-year-old girl for the “offense” of extra-marital sex. This follows a campaign by Amnesty International,...

October 25, 2012

After a woman known as “Mery” took medicine to induce abortion, she sought assistance at a hospital & was promptly arrested. Authorities are now denying access to medical treatment and legal c...