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Bangladesh: Pivotal Moment to Stop Violence Against Women

Enforce Policies, Provide Services, End Barriers and Corruption in Justice System Women and girls in Bangladesh are facing increased domestic violence during the Covid-19 pandemic, highlighting long-term systemic barriers to legal recourse, protection, and social services, Human Rights Watch said…

UK Failing Domestic Abuse Victims in Pandemic

Enact Legislation Protecting Those Most At Risk The government of the United Kingdom is stalling on establishing a robust legal framework to address violence against women and girls even as reported domestic abuse spikes during the pandemic, Human Rights Watch said today.…

Greece: Camp Conditions Endanger Women, Girls

Women and girls face relentless insecurity in Greece’s overcrowded Moria “hotspot” for asylum seekers and migrants on Lesbos island, Human Rights Watch said today, releasing a video that shows the dire conditions. The Greek government should take immediate action to ensure safe, humane conditions…

World Population Day in Six Eye-Popping Charts

Human Wrongs Watch UNITED NATIONS, New York, 11 July 2016 (UNFPA)* – Today is World Population Day, a day that calls attention on urgent population issues. This World Population Day spotlights the need to invest in teenage girls. Despite strides the…

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Millions of women and girls around the world are assaulted, beaten, raped, mutilated or even murdered in what constitutes appalling violations of their human rights. 25 November Secretary-General’s Message for 2012 Millions of women and girls around the world are…