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August 25, 2016

Failure to overturn the ban on the burkini would be a missed opportunity to end an assault on women’s freedoms of expression and religion as well as the right to non-discrimination, said Amnesty In...

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August 9, 2016

Iranian authorities have intensified their repression of women’s rights activists in the country in the first half of this year, carrying out a series of harsh interrogations and increasingly liken...

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July 19, 2016

The Pakistani authorities must end impunity for so-called ‘honor’ killings and other violence against women, Amnesty International said today. “The tragic killing of Qandeel Baloch, at the hands of...

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July 12, 2016

A new proposal by a group of parliamentarians from opposition party ARENA in El Salvador to increase jail terms for women accused of having an abortion to up to 50 years is scandalous, irresponsibl...

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