British-Iranian actress Nazanin Boniadi speaks out about why she fights for women's rights in this clip from Amnesty International USA's XX Factor event, held October 4, 2012 in Washington, DC.
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Women’s rights activist Su Changlan has been formally arrested and charged with ‘inciting subversion’.It is now known where she is being held, but she still has no access to her lawyer or family.
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With among the highest rates of maternal mortality, poverty, poor education and wartime violence, the Democratic Republic of Congo ranks dead last for mothers.