Arrested during December's anti-flogging demonstrations in Sudan, Nagla Seed Ahmed and 49 other detained protesters recorded footage from within the jail walls—despite authorities' attempts to confiscate their cameras. Read More »
"I have not and will not miss a demonstration— even if I am imprisoned many times, fined, and flogged."
Malalai Joya’s story could have easily ended as a quick headline about Afghanistan’s promising young parliamentarian, a symbol of budding freedom and women’s progress. In A Woman Among Warlords, Malalai Joya tells her version of the story, which is not so neatly packaged. Read More »
Cambodian member of parliament, women's rights advocate, and PulseWire member Mu Sochua is in imminent danger of arrest following unfounded accusations of defamation against Cambodia's prime minister. Read More »
Nearly a decade ago, I stood under an umbrella in the wet streets of Rangoon, blocks away from Aung San Suu Kyi's home. I held flowers in my hand and had plans to quietly leave them at her gate. Read More »
"We must pay special attention to the gathering force of Burmese women's groups."