She The People: human rights


Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Why Chen fights, and why U.S. abortion rights supporters should care

By definition, forced abortion is not a choice. It’s violent, humiliating and a practice that those on all sides of the abortion issue should strongly condemn.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mei Shunping, Chen Guangcheng, forced abortion, Chinese dissident, China, one-child policy, human rights, Chris Smith

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Chen Guangcheng’s fate: Why should we trust China to keep its word?

If the Chinese have already broken their word, why would they keep it once Hillary Clinton’s plane is out of sight?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:53 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chen Guangcheng, China, Chinese dissidents, human rights, Hillary Clinton

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Obama must support Afghanistan's women against the Taliban

President Obama is now the foreign policy president. Afghan women and democracies around the world need him to be muscular in dealing with the Taliban.

By Michelle Bernard  |  06:52 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Afghanistan, Foreign Policy, Women's Human Rights, Osama Bin Laden

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Afghanistan's unrelenting war on women

Women are being arrested for “moral crimes,” including such treasons as running away from abusive husbands and fleeing child marriages.

By Michelle Bernard  |  04:32 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, Women's Rights, Women's Human Rights, Democracy Promotion, International