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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

October 7, 2011
Razan Zaitouneh, who was forced into hiding after defying the Syrian authorities' crackdown on dissent, has won the 2011 Anna Politkovskaya Award.
July 13, 2011

Hawa Abdallah, who works for the joint United Nations and African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), was released on 13 July. She was arrested for 'Christianizing' children and being linked to an armed opposition group.

July 12, 2011

Mansoureh Behkish, an Iranian human rights activist, she was released on bail on 9 July 2011.

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.