On The Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM… Some Numbers tell us if we can end FGM by 2030 or not

This day marks the 14th annual International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a day borne out of Stella Obasanjo’s (the late First Lady of Nigeria) statement at the International Conference on Female circumcision in 2003 that there would be “Zero Tolerance إقرأ المزيد

Unsafe abortion in the Middle East… Numbers reveal the disastrous reality

Unsafe abortion is still prevailing in the Middle East and North Africa, and each year, thousands of women in the developing countries die and millions more are left with temporary or permanent disabilities because of unsafe abortion. In one of the WHO studies, it’s estimated إقرأ المزيد

Aman initiative launches the online Campaign “Her Safety Is yours” on occasion of the 16 days of activism

“Aman” The anti-sexual harassment initiative announced the launch of an awareness online campaign entitled,“Her safety is yours”. The campaign starts today on the occasion of the international day to eliminate violence against women and continues throughout the 16 days of activism against gender based violence. إقرأ المزيد

Aman initiative succeeds to grab the public attention and showers Facebook with “we want a safe street” photos

The Newly Founded “Aman initiative” has started its online campaign against sexual harassment during one of the peak seasons for this phenomenon “Eid Al Adha”. “Aman” is targeting men, seeking to raise awareness about men’s involvement in and responsibility for sexual harassment. The initiative launched إقرأ المزيد

Human Rights Watch: Afghan women and girls face invasive virginity tests

A recently released report published by Human Rights Watch commission in Afghanistan, found that women and girls in Afghanistan accused of “moral crimes”, are frequently forced to undergo unscientific virginity tests. Moral Crimes refer to sex outside marriage, or running away from home. The commission إقرأ المزيد