An Irresistible Force for Women’s Rights

After two weeks of fierce negotiations at the United Nations' annual Commission on the Status of Women, on March 15 more than 130 governments committed to ending violence against women and girls, and reached strong agreements to promote gender equality and ensure access to sexual and reproductive health services.

Speaking Up Against Rape in Pakistan

In 2002, a young woman in Pakistan named Mukhtar Mai was gang-raped as punishment for her 12-year-old brother’s alleged affair with a woman of a higher clan. Because of Mai’s determination to seek justice, the 13 accused were detained. She has pressed charges through to Pakistan’s Supreme…

Brazilian Feminists Rally to Support Abortion Access for Victim of Incest

Grupo Curumim is a feminist and anti-racist organization which aims to strengthen women´s citizenship in all phases of their lives by promoting human rights, integral health, gender rights, and reproductive rights, under the perspective of ethnic-racial and gender equality,…