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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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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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One in five girls and women kidnapped for marriage in Kyrgyzstan - study

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-03

In many cases, the groom will rape his kidnapped bride to prevent her from returning to her family due to shame

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Jordan repeals law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-02

The Jordanian parliament has voted to revoke an article of the country’s penal code which allows a rapist to escape punishment for his crime so long as he marries the victim

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Iran Air appoints first female CEO

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-01

Iran has appointed a female CEO to lead its national airline for the first time since it was established in the 1940s.

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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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Mother and daughter horribly scarred in brutal acid attack in India STILL live with attacker

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-24

A mother and daughter left permanently scarred in a brutal acid attack still live with their attacker - because they have nowhere else to live

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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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