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24/9/2015

  Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 20:10

President Abdel Fattal al-Sisi has pardoned 100 young people serving time for charges including violating the protest law, the president's Facebook page announced on Wednesday. The pardon comes the day before Sisi departs for New York to meet with the United Nations General Assembly.

10/9/2015

September 4, 2015

Political motivations are taking precedence over the law when it comes to activists such as Bahareh Hedayat, who is being kept in prison despite the completion of her sentence, legal expert Mohammad Oliaei-Fard told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

2/9/2015

September 1, 2015

'Our case should act as a warning. It is high time change comes to society. This is not the way to treat a woman.'

'I don't want any other woman to have a fate like mine.'

1/9/2015

MARJAANA JAUHOLA / Academy of Finland Research Fellow, University of Helsinki // August 8th, 2015

The 15th of August marks the ten-year anniversary of the signature ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Government of Indonesia and Aceh independe

1/9/2015

The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) is pleased to announce our Call for Applications for the 8th CSBR Sexuality Institute, to be held from 9-16 February 2016, in Sri Lanka


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25/8/2015

 Al Jazeera | 20 Aug 2015 10:53 GMT

 Dozens of women are expected to contest Saudi Arabia's municipal elections for the first time in the country's history.

 

11/8/2015

 By Malali Bashir

August 10, 2015

You might forgive Khatera, a grown mother of two, her belief in monsters.

After all, she says, one haunted her childhood. She recalls how, on good days, he lashed out at her or her long-suffering mother, beating them or simply reminding them that no one cared whether they lived or died. On bad days, she says, he inflicted indescribable pain while beating her to silence her muffled cries. On worse days, family members branded her a liar and insisted she keep her talk of any "monster" among them to herself.