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March 6-12, 2023: Week in Review

March 13, 2023


This International Women’s Day, Let’s Commit to Fighting Online Gender Based Violence

By Lauren Salim


News Highlights

March 7, 2023 - Legislators Urged to Act on Political Freedom Concerns in Bahrain

March 8, 2023 - Inter-American Court Recognizes Gender-Based Violence During Pregnancy and Childbirth

March 10, 2023 - Afghan and Iranian Women Call for Recognition of Gender Apartheid Under International Law


Other Notable Stories


March 6, 2023

‘Hope is rare now in Myanmar’, UN Human Rights Council hears

By UN News


March 6, 2023

The anti-drag bills sweeping the U.S. are straight from history's playbook

By Manuela Lopez Restrepo, NPR


March 7, 2023

South Sudan: UN Human Rights Council should maintain efforts to challenge impunity continuing to fuel grave abuses

By Human Rights Watch


March 7, 2023

UN refugee agency ‘profoundly concerned’ by UK’s illegal migration bill saying it amounts to an asylum ban – as it happened

By Tom Bryant, Tom Ambrose and Andrew Sparrow, The Guardian


March 7, 2023

Rishi Sunak ‘extinguishing the right to seek refugee protection in UK’

By Rajeev Syal and Kiran Stacey, The Guardian


March 8, 2023

US sanctions top Iranian officials over ‘serious’ human rights abuses against women and girls in prisons

By Sam Fossum, CNN


March 9, 2023

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Hear Testimony Friday on Abuses at U.S. Factory Farms

By EarthJustice


March 9, 2023

Georgian ruling party drops 'foreign agents' bill, protesters remain

By Felix Light, Reuters


March 10, 2023

Bahrain revokes Human Rights Watch parliament conference visas

By Al Jazeera


March 12, 2023

Israel sees one of its biggest-ever protests

By George Wright, BBC News

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