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Yemen conflict: UN official warns of world's biggest famine

Category: Events
2017-11-09

Yemen faces the world's largest famine in decades "with millions of victims" if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned.

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Activists Masih Alinejad and Zehra Doğan awarded ‘Freethinker’ prize

Category: Gender in the world
2017-11-09

The Swiss Freethinker Association has awarded its 2017 “Freethinker” prize to two pioneering women: Kurdish journalist and painter Zehra Doğan and writer-activist Masih Alinejad.

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Michelle Pfeiffer Rips ‘Systemic’ Abuse of Women in Hollywood


Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-08

Iconic actress Michelle Pfeiffer chimed in on the sexual assault and harassment scandal consuming Hollywood, telling the BCC that abuse of women in the film industry is “systemic.”

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BBC sees 'spike' in sexual harassment complaints

Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-08

Director general Tony Hall commented: "As far as harassment, bullying and... sexual harassment goes, we should have zero tolerance"

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New Coke Ad About Saudi Women Driving Has People Feeling All Kinds Of Ways


Category: It`s interesting to know
2017-11-08

The soda company released a commercial in Saudi Arabia meant to celebrate the country’s recent decision to allow women to drive

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Italy probes deaths of 26 Nigerian women from migrant boats

Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-07

Italian prosecutors are investigating the deaths of 26 Nigerian women - most of them teenagers - whose bodies were recovered at sea.

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Girl, 16, paraded naked in Pakistan after 'honour' row

Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-07

Villagers in a remote area of north-west Pakistan are in shock after armed men forced a 16-year-old girl to walk half-naked through the village, claiming it was to redeem their family honour

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Uma Thurman’s Comment About Sexual Assault Takes a Different Route Than #MeToo

Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-06

The video started circulating on social media showing Uma Thurman’s restrained response when asked during a recent Access Hollywood interview about sexual assault

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Egyptian lawyer says it's a national duty to rape girls who wear revealing clothing like ripped jeans

Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-02

'I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a patriotic duty to sexually harass her and a national duty to rape her,' says Nabih al-Wahsh

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