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South Korea to reconsider its abortion ban

Category: Gender in the world
2017-12-01

South Korea will reconsider its ban on elective abortion procedures, the South Korean president’s office said

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Pakistani family murder newlyweds over free-will marriage in 'honour' killing

Category: Gender based violence
2017-12-01

Pakistani police say they have arrested ten people for killing a newly-wed couple who entered into a free-will marriage in the southern port city of Karachi

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Girls are better than boys at solving problems in teams, finds new global study

Category: Gender in the world
2017-11-30

Analysts said the findings suggest girls are better equipped for the workplace and are more able to cope with modern ways of working

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Norway: police uncover more than 150 rapes and sexual assaults in Lapland

Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-30

Shockwaves felt across the country after investigation identified 82 victims aged between four and 75

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Bahraini cover of ‘No Woman, No Cry’ raises eyebrows on social media


Category: It`s interesting to know
2017-11-29

A choir of Bahraini men singing a cover of iconic Bob Marley’s reggae song “No Woman, No Cry” in Arabic garments sparked mixed reactions on Twitter

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Trudeau Calls On Men To Stand Up For Women's Rights

Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-28

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent a loud and clear message to men everywhere: Do more to end gender-based violence against women.

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France's Macron unveils plan to curb violence against women

Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-27

During his campaign Macron, who won the presidential election in May, promised to rethink sexual politics and gender equality, which he made a national cause for his five-year mandate

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Turkey passes law to let clerics to perform civil marriages, raising concerns about child marriage

Category: Gender in the world
2017-11-21

A new law enacted in Turkey that allows Muslim clerics to conduct civil marriages. Or so-called “mufti marriages” has been praised by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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Natalie Portman on Hollywood’s Sexual-Harassment Problem: ‘I Have 100 Stories’

Category: Gender based violence
2017-11-21

Natalie Portman has discussed her experiences of misconduct in the movie industry, saying that she has suffered “discrimination or harassment on almost everything I’ve ever worked on”

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