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

January 26, 2003
N'sii Luanda Shandwe was released January 26, 2003, having spent nine months in prison.
December 7, 2002
Hassan Bility was released by the Liberian government and handed over to the United States embassy officials on December 7.
September 4, 2002
Zouhayer Makhlouf was released without charge, two days after the initial UA had been issued.
January 1, 2002
Urgent Action appeals helped to protect Colombian human rights defenders Astrid Manrique and Yolima Quintero after they...