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Victory
February 28, 2013

We Did It! A Victory for VAWA

Great news! Congress passes a real Violence Against Women Act that will help protect ALL women from violence.

Recent Victories

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 unclear.

February 2, 2015

Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was released on 29 January after three months of detention without charge. The conditions of her release and current legal status are unclear.

January 22, 2013

Thanks to you, our ongoing campaign to secure the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan is marking a huge victory.

June 27, 2011

The head of Egypt’s military intelligence has promised Amnesty International that the army will no longer carry out forced ‘virginity tests’ after defending their use, during a meeting with the organization in Cairo.