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16 Days

South African Prison Rape Survivors Speak Out for the First Time

Emily Nagisa Keehn | Posted 02.07.2015 | Impact
Emily Nagisa Keehn

Thanks to Vincent, Francois and Thabo, South African prisoner rape survivors have, for the first time, been given a human face.

16 Days Of Activism: Combating the Global Scourge of Child Marriage

Ravishly | Posted 02.06.2015 | Impact

Only time will tell if the UN Refugee Agency's critical efforts will have the potency and persuasion to effect systemic change among these communities, but during these 16 Days of Activism we're thankful for every effort that combats this violence perpetuated against the world's most innocent and vulnerable populations.

Egypt Must Be Held Accountable for Sexual Assault

Hania Moheeb | Posted 01.29.2014 | Impact
Hania Moheeb

Only ten months have passed since I was sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square -- it was the worst experience of my life.

Who Is Protecting Women Human Right Defenders?

Jody Williams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Jody Williams

Women human rights defenders -- women working in defense of human rights, including the rights of women and gender-related rights -- are under attack around the world.

International Men's Day: When 365 Days Just Aren't Enough

Michael Kaufman Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Michael Kaufman Ph.D.

We prefer to work all 365 days a year in support of gender equality, for the liberation of women from economic, social, political, and religious oppression, and for new and healthier definitions of manhood that lead to better lives for women and men.