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 13, 2013
Amnesty International urges Members of Congress to prioritize the improvement of maternal health care outcomes in the United States by supporting and passing the MOMs for the 21st Century Act.
September 12, 2013

Nafeesa al-‘Asfoor and Rayhana al-Mousawi were sentenced to five years in prison after they attempted to protest during the Grand Prix. They have both been tortured.

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,...

July 18, 2013
Amnesty International urges the U.S. government to ensure that the human rights of Afghan women and girls are not traded away or compromised.