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Manufacturer discontinues ‘girls’ shoe’ after cries of sexism

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-15

British shoe company Clarks announced it would no longer sell its “Dolly Babe” girls’ school shoe after critics questioned its sexist name and design

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49ers’ first woman coach turns internship into full-time job

Category: Sport 

2017-08-14

Katie Sowers, the first female coach of the San Francisco 49ers, will stay on the team’s staff as a full-time assistant coach throughout the season

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Taylor Swift gives evidence in court in groping case

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-14

The singer, who was responding to questions from Mr Mueller's lawyer, added: "He stayed latched on to my bare ass cheek as I lurched away from him

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Nepal criminalises banishing menstruating women to huts

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-11

Lawmakers in Nepal have passed a law criminalising a practice that forces women from their homes during menstruation

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Thai granny completes university degree at 91

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-10

A 91-year-old woman from Thailand who says it's "never too late to study" has completed her bachelor's degree after more than 10 years of work

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Saudia Airlines warn passengers of strict dress code

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-10

Some may not be surprised to see a strict dress code on Saudi Arabian planes, since the country follows a conservative version of Sunni Islam, but others on social media think it has gone too far

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Iranian president names three women to government posts after criticism

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-10

"What's happened with this reformist government that we now have to beg just to get one woman in the cabinet?"

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Being a mum is the equivalent of 2.5 FULL-TIME jobs, according to new research

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-10

A new American study has found that the average mum works an astonishing 98 hours per week - over twice the average working week of 39 hours

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#AintNoCinderella: Indian women post selfies at midnight after stalking case

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-09

The backlash on Twitter was triggered by a remark blaming a kidnapping attempt victim for being out late

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India media storm over 10-year-old pregnant rape victim

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-07

A 10-year-old girl who is pregnant and has been refused an abortion is at the centre of a media storm in India

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