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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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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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Saudi Arabia begins work on bikini-friendly beach resort

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-04

Normally, women in Saudi Arabia are required to cover themselves from head to toe — in July, a woman was arrested after being filmed wearing a miniskirt

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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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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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Britain to ban all ads that objectify women or promote gender stereotypes

Category: Gender in the world 


2017-07-20

Britain’s advertising regulator announced that new rules are under development to ban advertisements that promote gender stereotypes, sexually objectify women

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Saudi Arabia investigates video of woman in miniskirt

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-18

The authorities in Saudi Arabia are investigating a young woman who posted a video of herself wearing a miniskirt and crop-top in public

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Polish government widely condemned over morning-after pill law

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-27

Legislation requiring doctor’s appointment is latest attack on women’s rights in Poland and violates shared EU values, says MEP

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Israeli Woman Who Sued El Al for Sexism Wins Landmark Ruling

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-22

A court in Jerusalem issued a landmark decision, ruling that women aboard airplanes cannot be asked by airline staff to change seats so ultra orthodox Jewish men can avoid sitting next to them

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