• Mar 5, 2015
    Press release
    (New York) – All governments should ensure that women and girls with disabilities are included in gender-based violence prevention and response programs, Human Rights Watch said today. Ahead of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2015, Human Rights Watch has published a resource on gender-based violence designed for people with disabilities.
  • Mar 4, 2015
    Press release
    Egypt recently took two steps to promote the rights of children, but serious violations by authorities against children still demand urgent attention.
  • Feb 19, 2015
    Press release
    Florida legislators should approve Senate Bill 1082, which would allow judges rather than prosecutors to decide when to prosecute a child as an adult. If enacted, the proposed law would greatly reduce the number of children prosecuted in Florida’s adult courts.
  • Feb 16, 2015
    Press release
  • Feb 10, 2015
    Press release
    Iran’s judiciary immediately should halt plans to execute a man convicted at age 17 of terrorism-related crimes for an armed opposition group and vacate his death sentence.
  • Feb 9, 2015
    Press release
  • Jan 9, 2015
    Press release
    The United States, Uganda, and the Central African Republic should ensure the prompt transfer of a rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander to the International Criminal Court (ICC). In 2005, the ICC issued an arrest warrant for Dominic Ongwen for crimes against humanity and war crimes.