This March 8, International Women’s Day, we feature the stories of activists and survivors who triumphed over abuse and oppression in pursuit of freedom and women’s rights in the 21st century. We thank them for sharing their stories, and for stepping up to the front lines of the fight to give a voice and power to those who are still silenced by shame, threats, and pain. Read about the strong, passionate woman who drive our activism below.
Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense