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9/3/2016

Originally found on The Guardian

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Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy: ‘‘The problem with ‘honour’ killings is that people hush them up: a father kills a daughter, and no one ever files a case.’

 

23/2/2016

"The reality for Iranian women is that the signs effectively say 'Men Only.'"

 11/10/2015 07:31 am ET | Updated Nov 12, 2015

 

11/2/2016

Author: Perrine MassyPosted February 2, 2016

The situation of unmarried mothers, faced with a delicate dilemma and deprived of rights, makes a telling allegory for modern Tunisia — a country increasingly liberated but that still promotes conservative values.  

11/2/2016

By: Jin In

Founder of 4Girls GLocal Leadership (4GGL)

 12/17/2015 04:05 pm ET | Updated Dec 28, 2015

 
  • Are there more males or females in our world today?

28/1/2016

Uganda has banned women from working as maids in Saudi Arabia.

UGANDA - Article published the Wednesday 27 January 2016 - Latest update : Wednesday 27 January 2016

28/1/2016
JANUARY 27, 2016

(Nairobi) – Sudanese military forces and militia have used rape as a weapon of war in Darfur and other conflicts, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2016.

21/12/2015

By Moni Basu and Harmeet Shah Singh, CNN - Updated 1920 GMT (0320 HKT) December 18, 2015

New Delhi (CNN)Outside the Delhi High Court on Friday, there were few clues that a momentous decision was underway in India's watershed gang rape case. Besides a small band of lawyers and journalists, few were present when the court ruled that come Sunday, the youngest of six men who tortured and raped a physiotherapy student on a moving Delhi bus would be a free man.

14/12/2015

Hala Aldosari | 13 Dec 2015 13:38 GMT

Votes continue to be counted in Saudi Arabia's municipal elections, in which women were allowed for the first time to cast ballots. According to official figures, 130,000 women registered to vote in Saturday's poll, compared with 1.35 million men.