Violence against women and girls is a human rights and public health emergency worldwide. We call on you to join us to take action to end violence against women and hold our governments accountable for women’s access to health!
When her parents asked her to wear a burqa while attending her university classes, Fauzia refused to comply. The result was that she was barred from going to the university and sat at home washing dishes.
A forum was held in Accra, to bring Christian leaders from churches together to discuss the draft Domestic Violence Bill, which seeks to address the gaps in the current legislation. They also examined related issues of gender in relation to Christianity.
This report is part of a project to analyse and research discrimination and violence against women in the GCC countries. In July and August 2004, Amnesty International (AI) delegates carried out research in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the UAE.
This toolkit aims to offer guidance to those seeking to establish legal justice for survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV), as well as for those in settings where legal justice is not yet a possibility.
Dans cet Appel à l’action, le RMFDR insiste sur la responsabilité du secteur de la santé publique à fournir une prévention et des soins fondés sur l’approche des soins de santé primaires et qui soient centrés sur les femmes.
Activists, policy-makers, UN representatives, scholars & heads of NGOs from 40 countries gathered at Women's Learning Partnership's international symposium, "Leading to Change: Eliminating Violence against Women in Muslim Societies" in March in New York.