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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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...

February 18, 2013

Victoria López, a victim of human rights violations when Bolivia was under military rule, was attacked while at a protest. Police took no action

December 31, 1969
Several members of a rural women’s association have received death threats since trying to reclaim their land in northern Colombia.