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Manhattan prosecutor brings new charges against Harvey Weinstein

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-03

The Manhattan district attorney on Monday announced new criminal charges against film producer Harvey Weinstein, who had been charged with rape and a criminal sexual act in May

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Malaysia to investigate report of pre-teen girl who married 41-year-old man: DPM Wan Azizah

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-03

The man, who already has two wives and six children, is said to be the imam of a surau (prayer house) and took the 11-year-old as his third wife

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Rape of 7-yr-old girl sparks angry protests in India

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-02

Thousands of people took to the streets in central India this week demanding the death penalty for assailants who raped a seven-year-old girl

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Tennis officials reverse rules governing maternity leave, give Serena Williams a seed for Wimbledon

Category: Sport
2018-06-28

Following weeks of debate, officials have decided to seed Serena Williams 25th at this year’s Wimbledon tournament

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India most dangerous country for women with sexual violence rife - global poll

Category: Gender in the world
2018-06-26

War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women's issues

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Jacinda Ardern baby: New Zealand PM gives birth to girl

Category: It`s interesting to know
2018-06-21

"I am not the first woman to multitask. I am not the first woman to work and have a baby; there are many women who have done this before," she had said in an interview

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Women allowed into soccer stadium in Iran for 1st time in 37 years

Category: Sport
2018-06-21

Officials opened up the stadium to women fans so they could join men in watching a televised broadcast of Team Melli’s matchup with Spain in the second round of the World Cup

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Saudi Arabia arrests more women's rights activists -HRW

Category: Gender in the world
2018-06-20

Activists and diplomats have speculated that the new wave of arrests may be aimed at appeasing conservative elements opposed to reforms

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Upskirting to be made criminal offence with two-year prison sentence under proposed law

Category: Gender based violence
2018-06-15

“Upskirting” is to become a criminal offence punishable by up to two years in prison under a proposed new law

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