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April 6, 2015

Women human rights defenders in Afghanistan who face mounting violence - including threats, sexual assault and assassinations- are being abandoned by their own government despite the significant ga...

Report
March 10, 2015

Women in Iran could face significant restrictions on their use of contraceptives and be further excluded from the labour market unless they have had a child if two proposed laws are approved, says...

News
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...

Press Release
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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