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Go, Now!

Better than I could recall the year I found World Pulse, I can recall exactly the moment I picked up the first print copy. I was wearing a skirt and boots. It may have been Fall or Spring. … Read More»

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Life without parole for children?

Courts, lawmakers, DAs at odds over sentencing for young killers … Read More»

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Life without possibility of redemption

By A Public Defender … Read More»

Speak Out: Iranian Peace Activist Shirin Ebadi's Life Threatened

Join Nobel Peace Laureates Wangari Maathai, the 14th Dalai Lama, Jody Williams, Desmond Tutu, and Adolfo Pérez Esquivel in calling for the protection of Iranian human-rights lawyer and peace activist Shirin Ebadi.

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IPC 498a: An effective law, Action GBV

Violence against women is a phenomenon that cuts across boundaries of culture, class, education, ethnicity and age. … Read More»

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Butterflies Over the Graves

It is my last day in Cambodia. I am sitting in a crowded courtroom staring through bulletproof glass at the man who presided over the killing and torturing of more than 16,000 people in Tuol Sleng prison. Read More »

"Yet, at every turn, the clear, valiant voices of so many women pierced this layer of sorrow."

Legalizing Homophobia, Setting a Precedent in Africa

In the wake of Uganda’s recent anti-homosexuality legislation, World Pulse correspondent and gay-rights activist Gertrude Pswarayi breaks down Africa's long history of homophobic legislation—and explains what can be done about it. Read More »

"As a Zimbabwean advocate for the rights of sexual minorities, I have witnessed how the Uganda legislative threats have created panic and despondence among sexual minorities."

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