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Brigitte Bardot calls #MeToo stars 'hypocritical'

Category: Gender based violence
2018-01-18

Veteran French actress Brigitte Bardot has dismissed actresses who have commented on sexual harassment via the #MeToo movement as "hypocritical"

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#MeToo effect: Calls flood U.S. sexual assault hotlines

Category: Gender based violence
2018-01-18

The number of calls to the hotline operated by the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) surged 25 percent in November

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Pope Francis speaks of shame for clergy abuse of children in Chile

Category: Gender based violence
2018-01-17

Pope Francis has publically expressed 'pain and shame' over the rape and molestation of children by priests in Chile

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Romania nominates MEP Viorica Dancila to replace PM who quit

Category: Gender in the world
2018-01-17

Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party has nominated MEP Viorica Dancila for Prime Minister after the sudden resignation of Mihai Tudose

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H&M closes all its stores in South Africa after protests

Category: Events
2018-01-15

The protesters were reacting to an ad in which a black child wore a sweatshirt that bore the slogan "coolest monkey in the jungle."

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Woman in Nepal dies after being exiled to outdoor hut during her period

Category: Gender in the world
2018-01-15

Smoke inhalation suspected to have killed 21-year-old who lit fire to keep warm while observing controversial practice of sleeping outside during menstruation

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Catherine Deneuve Clarifies Position On Manifesto That Slammed #MeToo

Category: Gender based violence
2018-01-15

Veteran French actress Catherine Deneuve was among 100 women who signed an open letter last week

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Hundreds of Poles protest against proposed abortion restrictions

Category: Gender in the world
2018-01-15

Hundreds of Poles gathered in front of the parliament building in Warsaw to protest against proposals for tight restrictions on abortion debated by lawmakers this week

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Sri Lanka removes ban on sale of alcohol to women

Category: It`s interesting to know
2018-01-11

Sri Lanka is to allow women over the age of 18 to buy alcohol legally for the first time in more than 60 years

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