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Gender equality in Iran continues to suffer for religious reasons. HRW called for the release of women detained on grounds of an Iran women stadium ban.
Perhaps it’s time to decriminalise South African sex work as anti-prostitution laws are compromising safety of women and efforts to end HIV in South Africa.
Tulsi Gabbard’s run for Presidency is inscribed in America’s search for a female president underpinned by openness to gender equality.
Gulalai Ismail is among Pakistan’s best-known women’s rights crusaders. The military has disappeared her for two months, showing Pakistan democracy perils.
The Iranian judiciary should release three women labor activists and a journalist who are still in jail two months after they were detained.
GCHR reiterates calls for Saudi Arabia to immediately free all human rights defenders who have been jailed for their advocacy for women’s rights.
GCHR is concerned for the health of imprisoned women human rights defenders in Iran including several who are ill or who have been on hunger strike.
Super majority in U.S. Congress set aside concerns about social upheaval and gave its approval for a constitutional amendment for women voting rights.
Since Nevada seated the nation’s first majority-female state legislature, the male old guard has been shaken up by the perspectives of female lawmakers.