U.S. Ambassador on Global Women’s Issues, Melanne Verveer, to Give Opening Remarks; Followed by Panel Discussion: “The Conversation NATO Should Have About Afghan Women’s Rights”
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012, omitting several critical provisions to protect all women.
Amnesty International welcomed a deal to end long-term solitary confinement for 19 prisoners in Israel as a step in the right direction toward respect for human rights. But the organization said I...