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July 15, 2015

Burkina Faso must urgently tackle the nationwide crisis where forced and early marriage, unwanted pregnancy and lacking sex education reduce hundreds of thousands of girls and women to second class...

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July 12, 2015

The authorities in Sudan must immediately release and drop charges against 10 women who were arrested in the capital, Khartoum, charged with ‘indecent dress,’ said Amnesty International today.

June 11, 2015

Women’s rights defender Mahdieh Golrou was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison after three months detained for peaceful demonstrations. She was a prisoner of conscience.

April 29, 2015

The life of a 10-year-old girl who is pregnant after having been raped by her stepfather is in danger. Despite the high risk this pregnancy poses and her mother’s request, access to safe abortion h...

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