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India rape: Second Jharkhand teenager set alight, police say

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-08

A 17-year-old girl in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand is in a critical condition after she was raped and then set on fire

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Girls' headscarf ban debate ties Merkel's conservatives in knots

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-04-11

A debate over whether to ban Muslim girls under 14 from wearing headscarves in public has divided Germany's parliament

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Croatia pushes treaty on violence against women despite protests

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-03-22

The Croatian government urged parliament to ratify a European treaty designed to combat violence against women despite opposition within the ruling party

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Slovakia rejects treaty combating violence against women

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-23

Slovakia will not ratify a European treaty designed to combat violence against women, Prime Minister Robert Fico said bowing to opposition from junior coalition partner and religious groups

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Pakistani man sentenced for rape, murder of Zainab Ansari

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-19

A Pakistani man was sentenced to death Saturday for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl whose killing last month led to widespread protests

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Regional conference for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Category: Exclusive 

2017-10-04

90 parliamentarians, representatives of local government and public organizations from 11 countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia took part in the regional conference held in Moldova

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Georgian Women March against Misogyny and Racism

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Giorgi Lomsadze
2017-07-21

Chanting “Women’s disobedience begins!,” scores of female protesters marched down the avenue on July 19 to oppose the misogyny, racism and an alleged gang-rape

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El Salvador teen rape victim sentenced to 30 years in prison after stillbirth

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-07

A high school student was convicted on the grounds that failing to seek antenatal care amounted to murder, after giving birth in a bathroom in 2016

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Melania and Ivanka Trump arrive in Saudi Arabia sans headscarves

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-22

First lady Melania Trump and first daughter Ivanka Trump arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saturday morning sporting an absence of headscarves

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German parliament moves to partially ban the burka

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-28

Members of the lower house of parliament in Germany have approved a law that partially bans the full-face Islamic veil known as the burka.

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