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 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!
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 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...