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March 6, 2015

A bipartisan group of representatives reintroduced the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) in the House of Representatives today, with a similar bipartisan reintroduction scheduled for...

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March 2, 2015

Iranian prisoner of conscience and artist, Atena Farghadani, could be on death’s door after being hospitalized following a hunger strike lasting three weeks. Amnesty International is urging the Ira...

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February 27, 2015

The laws in Northern Ireland relating to abortion are draconian and in urgent need of reform, Amnesty International said today , as it published a new report.

Victory
February 2, 2015

Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was released on 29 January after three months of detention without charge. The conditions of her release and current legal status are unclear.

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