According to Amnesty International:

  • One in three women worldwide are beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in their lifetime. 
  • Up to 70 percent of women worldwide encounter violence.
  • As many as 6 out of 10 migrant women from Central America are raped on their journey to United States.
  • Native America and Alaska Native women are more than 2.5 times more likely to be raped or sexually assaulted than women in the U.S. in general.
  • Last year (2010), an estimated 15,000 women were raped in eastern Congo.
  • Victims of sexual violence often face stigmatization and further abuse by members of their family or community, as well as a host of devastating health problems, including the risk of acquiring HIV and AIDS.
  • Worldwide, one in five women will become a victim of rape or attempted rape in her lifetime.
The Shah Peerally Law Group PC is committed to do its part to speak out for women’s human rights.


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Shah Peerally is an attorney licensed in California practicing immigration law and debt settlement. He has featured as an expert legal analyst for many TV networks such as NDTV, Times Now and Sitarree TV. Articles about Shah Peerally and his work have appeared on newspapers such as San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, US Fiji Times, Mauritius Le Quotidien, Movers & Shakers and other prominent international newspapers. His work has been commended by Congress women Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Lee. He has a weekly radio show on KLOK 1170AM and frequently participates in legal clinics in churches, temples and mosques. His law group, Shah Peerally Law Group, has represented clients all over the United States constantly dealing with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Custom Enforcement(ICE) and CBP (Customs Border Patrol (CBP) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This department was formerly known as the Immigration and Nationality Services (INS).