News & Stories
A Champion for Congolese Women
A profile recently published by the Women’s Media Center says, Justine Bihamba “is making a difference at the world’s epicenter of rape—in the Democratic Republic of Congo.”
Apne Aap Celebrates Indian Independence Day
Independence day is a holiday commemorating India’s independence from the British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation.
“Learning Tour” in Calcutta Battles Sex Trafficking
Gloria Steinem and Ruchira Gupta joined forces with the NoVo Foundation, to teach about sexual exploitation and ways to end it.
Rally in Araria, Bihar demands security for women
Apne Aap organized a rally to ask the Bihar government to stop crimes against women.
Justice for Phulmaya: gang rapists sentenced to 12 years
On 9 January 2012, the final court hearing against a bus driver and other bus company employees charged with gang raping a young Buddhist nun (“Phulmaya”) in Nepal took place.
“Disappearing daughters” in India investigated
Apne Aap founder Ruchira Gupta is interviewed about gendercide and other forms of discrimination against women and girls in India.
Apne Aap founder discusses sex trafficking on ABC’s 20/20
Ruchira Gupta describes the investigative journalism she did on the horrors of sex trafficking for her film, “The Selling of Innocents,” which led to the creation of Apne Aap.
SFVS Appeal for Dodd-Frank Act Implementation
Justine Bihamba sent an urgent message to the U.S. Secretary of State, urging the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
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