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April 15, 2015

Five women rights activists detained after planning events to mark International Women’s Day were released on bail on 13 April. This follows a huge outcry about their detention both in China and in...

March 10, 2015

Article 152 of the Sudanese Criminal Code criminalizes Sudanese women and girls' right to express themselves, whether that be wearing pants or allowing their hair to be visible in public.

March 6, 2015

Violence against women and girls is one of the world’s most pervasive human rights abuses with 1 out of every 3 women experiencing violence during her lifetime. The International Violence Against W...

January 28, 2015

New threats have been made against Silvia Pérez Yescas, an Indigenous human rights defender from the community of Matías Romero in Oaxaca, Mexico. Protection measures from the authorities have been...