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France outlaws lewd cat-calls to women in public amid attack uproar

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-08-03

France voted to outlaw sexual harassment on the streets, leaving cat-callers and aggressively lecherous individuals facing potential on-the-spot fines of up to 750 euros

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One of the only women on the field at 2018 World Cup says women deserve larger roles in soccer

Category: Sport 

2018-07-13

Iva Olivari, the first woman to manage the Croatian national soccer team and one of the only women sitting on any team’s bench during this year’s World Cup

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Ireland to hold referendum on women's role in the home

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-07-06

It undermines today's goal to achieve real gender equality by ensuring women have real choices about what to do with their lives

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India most dangerous country for women with sexual violence rife - global poll

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-06-26

War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women's issues

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UK top court says it can't demand abortion law change in N.Ireland

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-06-07

The socially conservative British province's current law bans abortion except when a mother's life is at risk

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Gender pay gap costs global economy $160tn, says World Bank study

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-06-04

Analysis of lifetime earnings across 141 countries suggests failure to reward women and men equally generates huge global loss

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Denmark bans the wearing of face veils in public

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-06-01

Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other parts of Europe in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn by some Muslim women

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Save the Children report says 1.2bn children at risk

Category: Events 

2018-05-31

The charity's second End of Childhood index says more than 1.2 billion children face these threats, with 153 million facing all three

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Britain's May refuses to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-05-28

British Prime Minister faces a showdown with ministers and lawmakers in her Conservative party after refusing to back reform of Northern Ireland's highly restrictive abortion rules

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Ireland quietly comes to terms with dramatic change after abortion vote

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-05-28

Vote overturns a law which, for decades, has forced over 3,000 women to travel to Britain each year for terminations that they could not legally have in their own country

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