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December 20, 2012

Amnesty International today hailed adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of a resolution against female genital mutilation.

Press Release
June 28, 2012

Today's SCOTUS ruling is a step in the right direction to improve access to health care -– a universal human right that for far too long has been neglected in the United States.

Press Release
May 17, 2012

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”

Press Release
May 16, 2012

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012, omitting several critical provisions to protect all women.

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