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A report from Equality Now reveals that, while some governments have effectively repealed laws that are biased against women, many haven’t. Moreover, some governments have, in the past 20 years, adopted more misogynistic laws. The London director of Equality Now has described this trend as “two steps forward, one back.” Read more here: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/feb/14/governments-too-slow-to-scrap-laws-biased-against-women-report-says

February 24, 2015

Worldwide, Lack of Progress in Repealing Misogynistic Laws

A report from Equality Now reveals that, while some governments have effectively repealed laws that are biased against […]
February 20, 2015

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Obama Must Confront the Threat of Radical Islam

Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses that “the Obama Administration has conspicuously avoided any discussion of Islamic theology, even avoiding […]
February 17, 2015

Malawi Criminalizes Child Marriage

Malawi raised the minimum age of marriage from 15 to 18. Over half of all girls in Malawi […]
February 12, 2015

Pakistani Domestic Violence Victims Face Indifference in the UK

Advocate Onjal Rauf writes that her aunt, a victim of domestic violence, was dismissed by medical and legal […]
February 12, 2015

At Least 933 Honor Killings in Pakistan in the Past Two Years

The Pakistani government has released its official figures on honor killings in the past few years. It found […]