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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg ordered the flag be flown over the Cabinet Office in a show of support for equality.
Doctors in Baghdad blame increased virginity testing on lack of sex education in the country.
The founder of Human Rights Foundation squared off against Cuba, China and Russia.
A 14-year-old girl was kidnapped and repeatedly raped, but her rapist went free when he agreed to marry his victim under Jordan's Penal Code Article 308.
Among other surprising outcomes of Gallup's research in Arab countries, pollsters found that religious people are just as likely to favor women's rights.
Oreo is only the latest company to promote gay pride this month.
President Morsi says he will appoint a woman as vice president, yet women in Egypt still face rampant abuse, assault and harassment.
America's largest ally in the region and one of the world's largest exporters of oil and other natural resources, Kazakhstan faces continued strikes and violence as workers and miners demand higher pay.
An interactive map of some noteworthy government initiatives and NGOs fighting against international trafficking.
The UN Human Rights Council asks questions about the legality of American drone stikes, while the Taliban withholds polio vaccines from children in protest of unmanned aircraft in Pakistan
After a winner prematurely announces victory and the military declares they aren't going anywhere, it's anyone's guess what's next for Egypt's flailing revolution.
A debate rages between activists and athletes about whether the International Olympic Committee should consider banning countries from the games for LGBT discrimination.
Yesterday was the ILO's World Day Against Child Labor. Here's what you need to know about the situation globally.
In partnership with five US colleges, the State Department launched a program called the Women in Public Service Project, a fellowship for women delegates from all over the world to come together and learn the business of politics.
More than a year after the revolution and mid-presidential election, Egypt struggles to put itself together and human rights priorities are taking a back seat.
At the annual meeting of the human rights arm of the Organization of American States, leaders of Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Venezuela bashed the body and considered dissolution.
LGBT advocates in Argentina celebrate a new law that makes it easy for transgendered people to change their sexes easily and at will.
Protesters are detained and online chatter is censored in China to mark the twenty-third anniversary of the brutal 1989 event in Tiananmen Square.
Sherif Mansour is one of 43 foreign human rights activists charged with operating without a license in post-Mubarak Egypt. He returns to Cairo today to stand trial later this week.
A common form of violence against women in Pakistan and other countries, acid attacks haven't been quelled since new laws have come into effect.