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March 9, 2015

Five young women activists have been detained in unknown locations in China after planning to hold events against sexual harassment to mark International Women’s Day. They have not had access to a...

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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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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.

Report
January 20, 2015

Despite some recent piecemeal reforms, shortfalls in Egyptian laws and entrenched impunity continue to foster a culture of routine sexual and gender-based violence in the country.

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