Sunitha Krishnan literally rescues girls from sex slavery. She is the founder of the Indian NGO Prajwala which both physically removes girls from sexual bondage and provides social, medical and psychological support for their rehabilitation. She’s been beaten. She’s been...
How to rescue the cause of ending gender based violence.
The 57th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), kicks off today. This year's theme: violence against women.
For the second time this year, Afghan women took to Kabul’s streets to demonstrate their outrage at a gruesome act of gender-based violence. This time, the demonstration was prompted by the videotaped execution of a young woman in a village less than two hours from the capital.
January 12 marks the one year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Over the next few days we will be running a series of posts taking a look at progress over the past year and what still needs to be done to help get Haiti back on its feet.