Monthly Archives: March 2015

Somalia: UN observe Minute of Silence for Passing of Ambassador “Bari-Bari

Human Rights Council observed a minute of silence this afternoon in memory of Ambassador Yusuf Mohamed Ismail “Bari Bari”, Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Somalia to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, who lost … Continue reading

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ISIS releases horrifying sex slave pamphlet, justifies child rape

The Islamic State militant group has released a guide to the capture, punishment and rape of female non-believers. It outlines how to use them as their sex slaves and also justifies child rape. The guide appears in the form of … Continue reading

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Support the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA)

One-in-three women worldwide will be physically, sexually or otherwise abused during her lifetime, with rates reaching 70 percent in some countries. Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive human rights abuses and a global epidemic. It … Continue reading

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Chinese women’s rights activists arrested after planning protest over sexual harassment By Huey Fern Tay in Beijing

Five women’s rights activists who were reportedly planning to raise awareness of sexual harassment on public transport are being criminally detained in China. Li Maizi (also known as Li Tingting), Wu Rongrong, Zheng Churan, Wang Man and Wei Tingting were … Continue reading

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Media urged to dedicate more time to women empowerment issues

  A campaign seeking to encourage media outlets in Kenya to give more attention to women empowerment issues has been launched. Dubbed Wezesha Dada Inua Jamii, the campaign is urging the media to dedicate at least five more minutes every … Continue reading

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New York State Strengthens Human Trafficking Law CATW International

New York State Legislature Passes the Trafficking Victims Protection and Justice Act The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Commends the New York State Assembly for Unanimously Passing the TVPJA New York, March 17, 2015 – The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women … Continue reading

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Hay’adda CED oo 40 haween ah tababar ugu soo xirtay.

Xarunta Horumarinta Waxbarashada ee CED ayaa ugu soo xirtay Muqdisho tababar socday labo maalmood 40-haween ah oo ka socday 20 ururrada haween oo ka howlgala gobolka Banaadir. Tababbarkan oo ahaa awood-siinta haweenka si ay xuquuqdooda u heli lahaayeen ayaa wuxuu … Continue reading

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