Amnesty International USA welcomed Congressional renewal of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), an extension that will provide approximately $3.9 billion over the next five years to help combat domestic violence in this country. Read more. »
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Spain: Women and girls' rights and lives under threat (UA 150/14)
The law that guarantees women and girls access to safe and legal abortion services in Spain is at risk of being amended, with serious concerns for their health if these changes are introduced.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.