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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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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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#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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Algerian women campaign for bikinis on beaches

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-07

Thousands of Algerian women are campaigning for bikinis to become socially acceptable on the beaches of the north African country

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Turkish women march in rights protest in Istanbul

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-31

Women protested against the violence and animosity they face from men demanding they dress more conservatively

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Malaysia MP: 'Denying husbands sex is abuse'

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-28

A Malaysian lawmaker has come under fire for saying that women denying sex to their husbands was a form of "psychological and emotional abuse"

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WIC project manager Nazi Burduladze on women's movement in Georgia

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2017-07-28

Women’s Information Center’s project manager Nazi Burduladze speaks to Radio GIPA (FM94.3) about women’s movement in Georgia, recent march, follow ups and future plans.

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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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An Audi commercial in China compared women to used cars

Category: Gender in the world 


2017-07-21

An Audi commercial that aired in theaters and online in China is drawing ire for comparing women to used cars

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Chile's senate passes bill to ease strict abortion ban

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-20

Chile is one of only a handful of countries worldwide where abortion is illegal without exception

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