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October 24, 2014

Iranian authorities have today confirmed that a woman convicted of killing a man whom she said tried to sexually abuse her will be hanged tomorrow morning at a prison west of Tehran.

October 9, 2014

Too many women and girls are dying needlessly in South Africa during pregnancy or shortly after giving birth. One of the reasons is that they delay accessing antenatal care.

October 3, 2014

Amnesty International is deeply concerned regarding the recent implementation of Texas Senate Bill 5 (SB 5), later named Senate Bill 2, a law with sweeping restrictions on abortion care that places...

September 25, 2014

Every year, thousands of women and girls are denied their rights and choices by El Salvador’s total ban on abortion and its criminalization. Women and girls who are carrying an unwanted pregnancy a...

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