#Human Rights Watch

  • Article: Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice
    Girls & Women

    Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice

    Sept. 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside of marriage in Mauritania is officially punishable by jail time and even stoning. Read more

  • Article: Rights Group Urges Australia to Confront Vietnam Over Human Rights Abuses
    Citizenship

    Rights Group Urges Australia to Confront Vietnam Over Human Rights Abuses

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 28, 2018

    The two nations will convene for the 15th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue on Aug. 23. Read more

  • Article: The UN Is Investigating Extreme Poverty in the UK for the First Time
    Food & Hunger

    The UN Is Investigating Extreme Poverty in the UK for the First Time

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 23, 2018

    And the British public have been asked to share their stories of poverty. Read more

  • Article: Human Rights Group Urges Against Plan to Move Rohingya to Uninhabited Island
    Citizenship

    Human Rights Group Urges Against Plan to Move Rohingya to Uninhabited Island

    Aug. 7, 2018|Voice of America

    Rohingya refugees are being pushed out of Bangladesh. Read more

  • Article: Despite India’s Anti-Rape Laws, Sexual Assault Is Still a Major Problem
    Girls & Women

    Despite India’s Anti-Rape Laws, Sexual Assault Is Still a Major Problem

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A report found women are more willing to report rape, but that may not translate to justice. Read more

  • Article: Why Millions of Afghan Girls Are Out of School 16 Years After Taliban Rule
    Girls & Women

    Why Millions of Afghan Girls Are Out of School 16 Years After Taliban Rule

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    41% of schools still don’t have buildings, so classes are held in tents — if they’re lucky. Read more

  • Article: The Places Where Mental Illness Is Treated With Chains and Shackles
    Health

    The Places Where Mental Illness Is Treated With Chains and Shackles

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 10, 2017

    Governments can end this practice and offer help for the mentally ill. Read more

  • Article: Tunisia Just Passed a Law to Protect Women Against Violence
    Girls & Women

    Tunisia Just Passed a Law to Protect Women Against Violence

    By Meghan Werft|July 28, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This is historic. Read more