This video is part of a campaign by women in Egypt urging them to speak out against sexual violence and harassment:
Critics say 9/11 film should not use the terms Islamist and jihad when describing 9/11. Others reply by saying those terms are essential to accurately define the enemy we're fighting.
Married as a child, 23-year-old Sitara, the mother of four young daughters, had her lip and nose slice off by her husband while she was sleeping. Here she is shown reconstructed by surgeons in Turkey. Afghan rights groups are trying to raise funds to send her to the US for better reconstructive surgery.
After being sold by her father to pay off a debt incurred by her mother's illness, Nagma was sold to a 19 year-old in marriage. After finding out about the case, U.S. rights groups contacted American Lawyer Kimberly Motley who has been working in Afghanistan for the past five years. Motley was able to raise funds to redeem Nagma and, with the blessings of Nagma's parents, now intends to put Nagma and her brother into Afghanistan's National Institute of Music, a school that takes orphans and underprivileged children.
Hamas' cleric praised the Palestinian women for 'surpass[ing] all women in jihad and martyrdom.'
A documentary by the Australian Broadcasting Company on why honor crimes are being ignored in the UK.
Part I of a six-part documentary about the stories of refugee women who have undergone FGM or fled their countries to avoid FGM and are involved in working to eradicate this practice.
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