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Egyptians are reeling from anti-Semitic remarks the president made in 2010, as well as renewed violence against Copts and a problematic draft constitution.
Fairfield County doesn't just have one of the greatest income gaps in the country, it also has the widest gender gap.
The JFK Jr. Forum at Harvard hosted six woman leaders in security and peacemaking.
A new report issued today says Canadian company Nevsun is using forced laborers in mines in Eritrea.
International naked instigators and activists, Femen, showed it all to the Catholic Church this weekend.
A number of right groups have sent an open letter to President Obama asking for a firmer hand dealing with Turkey. We lay out what the problems are.
In the second conviction in as many days, Kuwaiti courts have jailed two activists for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter.
After a New Years editorial was modified by the government, journalists at the Southern Weekly newspaper have begun a strike, a rare move against a traditionally censor-happy government.
They're not taking crap from anyone. Women in India have had their fill of rape and abuse, and they're fighting violence with violence.
Experts agree that transparency and public debate are crucial.
Thousands have been arrested in the uprising in Bahrain, and torture of prisoners is rampant. But the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture still hasn't been able to make it into the country to investigate.
At the end of a two-year run that helped hundreds of thousands of people and spent millions investing in local small businesses, the fund ceases operations and departs Haiti.
After a violent rape shocked the country last week, a closer look shows that Indian society still allows nearly unchecked sexual violence against women.
Thirteen people were acquitted in the case of Marita Veron, but the victim's mother and her supporters won't stop until justice is served.
President Yoweri Museveni did not necessarily condemn the controversial bill, but offered his thoughts on homosexuality for the first time in a long time.
Murder, femicide, and kidnapping – these are just some of the crimes mega-bank HSBC is allegedly complicit in by laundering dirty money from cartels like Sinaloa.
Call it the world's Obamacare, or just another step forward toward meeting the development goals, but the General Assembly moved to insure everyone, everywhere.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, British lawmakers and the international hacker collective Anonymous are all vehemently opposed to the Ugandan bill, which could be passed at any time.
After a year away, Cuba returns to the list of countries imprisoning journalists.
Overturning a ban on same-sex marriage in Oaxaca may have opened the door to marriage equality for the whole country.