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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

November 3, 2009
Hengameh Shahidi, a female journalist, was released on bail on 1 November after four months detained without trial in Iran's...
October 23, 2009
Jakarkhon Sheikho, an Iranian prisoner of conscience who was detained incommunicado for nearly three and a half months, was...
July 30, 2009
Human rights defender Shadi Sadr was released on bail on July 28 after being abducted on July 17 in Tehran by men believed...
May 27, 2009
Issa Palkoubou, a teacher in the Chadian capital, Ndjamena, was released on the morning of May 21, 2009. He was weak and...