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Womens Human Rights

This Human Rights Day, Fight for Human Rights in New Ways

Samina Ali | Posted 12.11.2015 | Women
Samina Ali

Despite well-meaning political declarations, the achievement of basic human rights is far from reality for too many women around the world.

Amma Asante's Belle May Lead to Real Freedom for Women Around the World

Michelle Bernard | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Michelle Bernard

Maybe, in some small way, Asante's Belle will lead men the world over to recognize that equality and justice for all of humankind is the foundation of freedom, democracy and peace. Asante's Belle reminds us that women are as free by nature as the men we give life to.

Obama And Clinton Legacy Linked To Afghan Women's Rights

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

As the U.S. exit from Afghanistan approaches, protection of Afghan women's rights requires courage and political will instead of tired rhetoric. However, in an election year, we are unlikely to see meaningful action.

Global Ambassadors Program: Empowering Women Leaders Around the World

Mu Sochua | Posted 09.16.2012 | Impact
Mu Sochua

It brings me great satisfaction to see the growth of women's networks all over the world. But much more still needs to be done. It is through collaborative efforts like the Global Ambassadors Program that extraordinary women leaders can make an impact -- together.

Saudi Human Rights Group Criticizes Religious Police For Discriminating Against Women

AP | DONNA ABU-NASR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A Saudi human rights groups has strongly criticized the kingdom's religious police, judiciary and security agencies in a ...