In too many areas in the Middle East, victims of rape, other forms of sexual violence and harassment have absolutely no recourse if the predators who go after them have money, power and influence. A man can harass a woman for years and can destroy her life, making her very ill, both physically and mentally, … Continue reading The importance of not shaming victims
Tens of thousands of students raised awareness about the fact that in Bangladesh, the authorities laxly enforce road safety rules and that government authorities were among those that violated traffic safety rules. In recent days, there have been massive protests within Bangladesh after two young people were killed by a speeding bus in Bangladesh. During … Continue reading Will the Arab Spring Style Protests Reach Other Parts of the World?
The Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi Center for Human Rights in Middle East is dedicated to advancing awareness about the human rights situation in the Middle East and the Muslim world at large. Named after Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi, a Jewish lady of the Renaissance who fought against the Spanish Inquisition and then rose to prominence … Continue reading Our Mission