January 4, 2018

Rape, Underage Sex, Forced Marriage, Abuse. That’s the Plight of Too Many Afghan Girls – Newsweek

Sahar was only 10 years old when she was forced to marry an older man. Her father agreed […]
May 9, 2016

Clan Councils Perpetuate Abuses of Women’s Rights in India

While there is pressure to change the abuses of women’s rights and the patriarchal structure in India, in villages […]
September 28, 2015

Lawsuit on the Abuse of a Hmong Girl Goes Public

A lawsuit currently underway in Minnesota in which Panyia Vang is seeking $450,000 from the American who raped […]
August 7, 2015

Australia Institutes Domestic Violence Advice Pack for Women

Australia has created a new policy of providing women who move to Australia with information on rape, domestic […]
February 18, 2015

The Abusive Cycle of Child Marriage

According to a number of reports and statistics, the practice of child marriage perpetuates poverty and violence against […]
December 5, 2011

Afghan woman’s choice: 12 years in jail or marry her rapist and risk death

Gulnaz’s plight has found international attention because of a dispute between the European Union and a team of […]
November 8, 2011

Turkish court reduces sentences for men accused of raping 13-year-old

Human rights groups have reacted with outrage after a Turkish appeals court reduced prison sentences for twenty-six (26) […]
August 15, 2011

Pakistan’s tribal women face remarkable injustice and ‘honor’ violence

Pakistan’s tribal women face remarkable injustice. Families or tribes then often take justice in their own hands, presiding […]