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 12, 2013

On 13 November two activists in Sudan are due to stand trial for ‘indecent behavior’. They are at risk of imprisonment or flogging.

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,...

June 14, 2013

Fourteen women held in prison were released on 26 April, but have been told that they may be charged in the future. 20 other women continue to be held in prison, without charge or access to a lawye...