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Being a mum is the equivalent of 2.5 FULL-TIME jobs, according to new research

Category: Gender in the world
2017-08-10

A new American study has found that the average mum works an astonishing 98 hours per week - over twice the average working week of 39 hours

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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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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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Study finds that women who wait longer to have children may live longer as well

Category: It`s interesting to know
2017-08-07

Women who have their first child in their 30s will likely live longer than women who first become moms at age 20, according to a new study published in the Journal of Public Health

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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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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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