Indonesian students protest outside the United Nations representative in Jakarta

Stop Violence Against Women

Violence against women is one of the most widespread human rights abuses. Every day, thousands of women and girls are abused and murdered by their families, raped in armed conflicts and attacked for defending women's rights. See our list of support services around Australia for women experiencing violence.

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Malala Yousefi

International Women’s Day 2013

We mark International Women's Day by recall some of the women who have inspired and touched the hearts of Amnesty supporters in the past year, and look at the work ahead for 2013.

Women in Iran © Demotix

Iranian women call for action on gang-rapes

A recent spate of gang-rapes and sexual assaults in Iran highlights increasing violence against women.

Shadows of a girl and man in a field © The Advocacy Project

Survival stories: life as a child bride

Abuse, rape and desperation are all part of the grim reality of the child bride.

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