'No Time to Lose' in Child Marriage Battle

Updated: Tue 22 Jul, 11:19 am

New data from Unicef show that while prevalence of child marriage and genital cutting has decreased slightly over the past three decades, rates of progress need to be scaled up dramatically, simply to … read more »

Libyan Human Rights Activist Assassinated

Updated: Fri 27 Jun, 03:59 am

Salwa Bougaighis, a prominent human rights lawyer, was attacked and killed by five masked men carrying guns and knives when they stormed the compound where she lived in the eastern city of Benghazi. read more »

Nigeria: Dozens Escape Boko Haram's Clutches

Updated: Tue 8 Jul, 03:36 am

At least 60 women and girls abducted by suspected Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria in June have escaped their captors, according to reports from witnesses and security officials. read more »