Women's Rights
Palestine: Femicide highlights need for domestic violence law
The killing of a 30-year-old mother in occupied Ramallah by her husband has caused an uproar among Palestinians.
29 Nov 2021
‘Hunted’: How Indigenous women are disappearing in Canada
For decades, Indigenous women and girls have been being murdered in British Columbia. These are some of their stories.
29 Nov 2021
Activists worked to end pregnant schoolgirl ban. They succeeded
Tanzania is one of the last two African countries to lift the ban that keeps pregnant schoolgirls from school.
27 Nov 2021
Turkish police fire tear gas at female protesters in Istanbul
March for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women confronted by riot police.
26 Nov 2021
Infographic: Mapping violence against women
November 25 is recognised worldwide as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
25 Nov 2021
Afghan women speak up against new Taliban media guidelines
Journalists say the new media ‘guideline’ is yet another form of control over women, as they vow to continue their work.
25 Nov 2021
The UK is facing an epidemic of violence against women and girls
None of us has the luxury to watch this struggle from afar any more – this is a fight for our lives.
Marienna Pope-Weidemann
25 Nov 2021
Tanzania to allow students to attend school after giving birth
Government reverses controversial 2017 policy instituted by the country’s late leader, John Magufuli.
24 Nov 2021
Sweden’s parliament elects Magdalena Andersson as first female PM
Leader of the Social Democrat party confirmed as outgoing Prime Minister Stefan Lofven’s successor.
24 Nov 2021
From: Start Here
100 days of the Taliban | Start Here
Where do things stand in Afghanistan since the Taliban took over?
23 Nov 2021
Dreaming of escape: The Pakistani women fleeing domestic violence
Pakistani women who fled abusive relationships share the dreams that inspired them to leave.
23 Nov 2021
From: Studio B: Unscripted
Music, film and breaking down barriers – Gurinder Chadha and Skin
Gurinder Chadha and Skin discuss racism, sexism and growing up as second-generation immigrants in the UK.
22 Nov 2021
In video call, Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai says she is safe
Peng had disappeared from public view since she made sexual assault allegations against former Chinese vice premier.
21 Nov 2021
Thousands march in France protesting violence against women
Demonstrations come amid growing outrage over women killed by their partners.
20 Nov 2021
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