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April 22, 2015

Hundreds of thousands of people have joined together to call on El Salvador to scrap its shameful and discriminatory abortion ban which has resulted in women and girls dying unnecessarily and dozen...

April 15, 2015

Five women rights activists detained after planning events to mark International Women’s Day were released on bail on 13 April. This follows a huge outcry about their detention both in China and in...

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...

March 12, 2015

Saudi Arabian women drivers Loujain al-Hathloul and Maysaa al-Amoudi were released on 12 February after spending 10 weeks in detention. The conditions of their release and their legal status are un...

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