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Q&A: Self-exiled human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja says the opposition has taken a violent turn as dissident blogger Ali Abdulemam makes a daring escape.
According to UN sources, the 'unholy alliance' of Iran, Egypt, Russia and the Vatican could hold up a meaningful agreement on ending violence against women and girls.
Tahrir Square has become notorious for violence against women. Egyptian activists spoke out at the UN's Commission on the Status of Women.
The RIGHTS blog's coverage of the 57th annual Commission on the Status of Women continues.
A member of Iraq's parliament and head of an international non-profit, Layla Alkhafaji, sat down with GlobalPost during the Commission on the Status of Women.
Fawzia Koofi talks to GlobalPost about her fight to end violence against women in her conservative, patriarchal homeland.
They've finally had enough. After years of women being raped and abused in Tahrir Square, the women of Egypt are pushing back — joined by supporters around the world.
The trial of a rape victim and the journalist who reported on her has wider implications in troubled Somalia.
After yet another fire breaks out at a Bangladesh factory, labor rights groups spring into action.