by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 27, 2015
Israel killed 2,314 Palestinians in 2014, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. That’s more than any year since 1967.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 25, 2015 Updated: March 24, 2015
Life isn't easy for women in Afghanistan, but these women are risking their own lives to change that.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 16, 2015
“[President] Xi has spearheaded an ideological shift that harkens back to the Maoist era," the report's authors said.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 6, 2015 Updated: February 7, 2015
According to UNICEF, around 700 Palestinian children under the age of 17 are arrested, interrogated, and detained by Israeli authorities each year.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on January 28, 2015 Updated: January 29, 2015
There’s a lot of fuss over what Michelle Obama didn't wear on a visit to Saudi Arabia -- although it's years too late.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on January 26, 2015
It’s the first time that anyone has faced justice for a crime that has been committed against an estimated 91 percent of Egyptian women.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on January 23, 2015
“In a very discreet way, he was a strong advocate of women." It's very, very discreet.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 10, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
"States are not free to maintain or permit impunity for these grave crimes.”
by Zack Ford Posted on September 26, 2014
The United Nations Human Rights Commission passed a resolution seeking to protect LGBT people from violence, but not everybody supported it.
by Carimah Townes Posted on September 8, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
An alarming Human Rights Watch report details acts of sexual violence by African troops who are meant to protect the very women and girls they're abusing.