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'A huge win': New Zealand brings in paid domestic violence leave in world first

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-26

New Zealand has passed world-first legislation granting victims of domestic violence 10 days paid leave to allow them to leave their partners, find new homes

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Swedish student gives Afghan refugee reprieve from deportation with protest on airplane

Category: It`s interesting to know
2018-07-26

A 21-year-old student from Sweden successfully delayed the deportation of an Afghan man on a flight out of Gothenburg

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Abortion could be illegal in large parts of US within 18 months after Supreme Court justice resignation, say activists

Category: Gender in the world
2018-07-26

Abortion could become illegal in large parts of the US in as little as 18 months activists believe, following the resignation of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the Supreme Court

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Beauty blogger blasted as ‘slave-owner’ after shocking comments made in social media video


Category: It`s interesting to know
2018-07-25

Her comments posted in an a second video online doubled down, and are especially appalling considering the new reforms came after months of controversy

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Will support Triple Talaq Bill if alimony provision added: Congress women's chief

Category: Gender in the world
2018-07-23

Sushmita Dev alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party government was trying to strike a quid pro quo with the passing of the Muslim Women Bill and the Women's Reservation Bill

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Somali 10-year-old dies after undergoing female genital mutilation

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-23

A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing FGM, prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned practice in a country

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17 men arrested in ongoing gang rape of hearing impaired girl, 11, sending shockwaves through India

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-20

17 men had been arrested for allegedly raping and molesting a hearing impaired 11-year-old girl repeatedly over the course of seven months

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Spain to outlaw sex without explicit consent after outcry

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-19

The change in law was sparked after five men were cleared of gang-raping an 18-year-old woman at the Pamplona bull-running festival

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Chinese police are reportedly cutting the dresses off of Uighur Muslim women in public

Category: Gender in the world
2018-07-18

The alleged dress-cutting campaign is part of a systematic approach from the Chinese government at eradicating the people’s traditional identity and forcing assimilation.

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