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PAKISTAN: Dangerous Texting

Youth activist Iffat Gill warns that the culture in Pakistan needs to catch up with technological freedoms of the digital age—or young lives will be at risk. Read More »

"There is now a sharp contrast between the empowerment modern technology has granted women, and the rights our male-dominated society allows them to enjoy."

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India is home to 1/3 of the World's Child Brides

The custom of child marriage is about 2000 years old in India. The Laws of Manu, an ancient revered text recommends that the age of the husband be about 3 times that of the bride. So for eg. … Read More»

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of childhood and pain


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Her Father is a Monster

He holds her tight,like a beast Of hungry sea and angry skies; And all the worries of the east Collide in her senses and her eyes; Thus the moon light screams the loudest … Read More»

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Sexual Abuse 23 years old Zehra.

July 2007. Zehra is 23 years old married woman. She has one daughter at the age of nine and belongs to very poor family. This case is referred to helpline by myself. … Read More»

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14 years old Faiza Sexually Abuse .

Fiaza is 14 years old girl; she belongs from very poor family and studies in class 5th. … Read More»

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What Brazil Needs

Reading the stories about Adimar de Jesus Silva, who was recently convicted of sexually assaulting and killing six young boys between the ages of 13 and 19 after being released from jail last December … Read More»

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Incest - Invisible violence in the "developed" part of the world

I am a woman from a "developed" part of the world, according to the measuring stick of economic criteria, as held in the hand of the gods of materialism of our modern age. … Read More»

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Options and Support

Stop the Abuse of Rights (STAR) was created in 2009 by Olutosin Oladosu-Adebowale in her bid to right several wrongs that have been done to women and children in Nigeria. … Read More»

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