Great news this weekend from Ireland, where an overwhelming majority voted to repeal the ban on abortion. The ‘Yes’ vote ends 35 years of shame and secrecy for Irish women and girls.

Mohammad Bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, should immediately release women's rights activists who have been arrested recently in the Kingdom.

Governments, employers, and workers from around the world are meeting in Geneva this week to discuss a proposed international treaty on violence and harassment in the workplace. HRW has issued a 16-page report outlining key issues in advance of the conference, organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Civil society groups in Nigeria have declared today a national day of mourning and remembrance to honor the victims of violence across the country. According to estimates,1,917 people have been killed in violent attacks by suspected cattle herdsmen, by armed bandits and in incidents of communal clashes between January to May this year.

Despite recent reforms, systematic forced labor was still rampant in 2017 in Uzbekistan’s cotton sector, new research shows. Will World Bank President Jim Kim press the Uzbek government to eliminate these labor abuses? He should.

Nothing is sacred for gold miners in Honduras.

Leaders in Japan should urge Vietnam to respect human rights during the Japan-visit of Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang, that begins on Tuesday.

And Israel wants to deport Omar Shakir, HRW's Israel & Palestine director. So did Egypt and Syria...