Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2016«

To stop the Zika virus, El Salvador is r

January 31, 2016

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To stop the Zika virus, El Salvador is removing a woman’s right to choose — Timeline News

The ‘abusive virginity tests’ being fo

January 31, 2016

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The ‘abusive virginity tests’ being forced on escaped Isis sex slaves

Rohith Vemula, Dalit scholar hanged hims

January 31, 2016

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Rohith Vemula, Dalit scholar hanged himself in protest

Her Father Shot Her in the Head, as an ‘

January 31, 2016

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Her Father Shot Her in the Head, as an ‘Honor Killing’

Letter: Historic ruling affirmed women’

January 31, 2016

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Letter: Historic ruling affirmed women’s right to privacy

How Muslim Women Are Challenging the Sta

January 31, 2016

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How Muslim Women Are Challenging the Status Quo

How Uncle Sam wound up trafficking innoc

January 31, 2016

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How Uncle Sam wound up trafficking innocent kids

How the Homeless Population Is Changing

January 30, 2016

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How the Homeless Population Is Changing — and Becoming Much More Vulnerable

It’s Not Just Hate Crimes: Islamophobia

January 30, 2016

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It’s Not Just Hate Crimes: Islamophobia Is the Outgrowth of a Deeply Racist System

Egypt jails prominent writer for insulti

January 30, 2016

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Egypt jails prominent writer for insulting Islam

Calls mount for Frenchwoman to be pardon

January 30, 2016

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Calls mount for Frenchwoman to be pardoned for killing violent husband

When ‘made in Israel’ is a human rights

January 30, 2016

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When ‘made in Israel’ is a human rights abuse

Delaware House Rejects Legislation to Ab

January 30, 2016

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Delaware House Rejects Legislation to Abolish Death Penalty

Razor blades in Malawi, iPads in London:

January 30, 2016

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Razor blades in Malawi, iPads in London: what the world’s women pack in their maternity bags – in pictures

The Embedded License of Domestic Abuse t

January 30, 2016

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The Embedded License of Domestic Abuse to Women in Religion Through the Eyes of a German Refugee From Yemen

Deadliest January on record for refugees

January 30, 2016

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Deadliest January on record for refugees raises alarm

Invisible Boys: Inside the Push to Help

January 30, 2016

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Invisible Boys: Inside the Push to Help Unseen Victims of the Sex Trade

Iraq: Protect Mass Graves

January 30, 2016

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Iraq: Protect Mass Graves

Victims of Human Trafficking Must Be Tre

January 30, 2016

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Victims of Human Trafficking Must Be Treated As Victims

The Cost Of My Sexual Assault

January 30, 2016

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The Cost Of My Sexual Assault

Why Can’t These Lovers Be Saved? The off

January 30, 2016

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Why Can’t These Lovers Be Saved? The offense that the couple committed was to fall in love and marry without the permission of her father, in defiance of his will, in a society that regards a daughter as her father’s property, a wife as her husband’s property, a sister as her brother’s property — with complete control […]

The fateful marriage: political violence

January 29, 2016

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The fateful marriage: political violence and violence against women

Supreme Court Rules that Juveniles Must

January 29, 2016

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Supreme Court Rules that Juveniles Must Have Chance to Challenge Life Sentences

Southern Africa’s food crisis in numbers

January 29, 2016

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Southern Africa’s food crisis in numbers*

Syrian women share stories of resilience

January 29, 2016

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Syrian women share stories of resilience

Dozens die in refugee boat disaster off

January 29, 2016

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Dozens die in refugee boat disaster off Greek island

4 Startling Juvenile Justice Problems We

January 29, 2016

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4 Startling Juvenile Justice Problems We Need to Address Now

Syrian teachers: We will teach despite a

January 29, 2016

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Syrian teachers: We will teach despite air strikes

Study: Gay couples face pressure to marr

January 29, 2016

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Study: Gay couples face pressure to marry, conform to relationship status quo

Billions locked in poverty by public sec

January 29, 2016

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Billions locked in poverty by public sector corruption, report shows

Starvation threatens multitudes in Syria

January 25, 2016

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Starvation threatens multitudes in Syrian cities under siege

Overlooked plight of women and children

January 25, 2016

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Overlooked plight of women and children refugees

Deadly human trafficking business on Mex

January 25, 2016

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Deadly human trafficking business on Mexico-US border

Mumbai launches India’s first LGBT taxi

January 25, 2016

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Mumbai launches India’s first LGBT taxi service

Lift Sudan Sanctions, They are Oppressin

January 25, 2016

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Lift Sudan Sanctions, They are Oppressing the Poor and Killing Innocent People

Ethiopia drought: How can we let this ha

January 25, 2016

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Ethiopia drought: How can we let this happen again?

South African district offers student gr

January 25, 2016

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South African district offers student grants to girls who remain virgins

Defying court ruling, French figures cal

January 24, 2016

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Defying court ruling, French figures call for Israel boycott

Russia: Putin’s state TV incited racial

January 24, 2016

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Russia: Putin’s state TV incited racial hatred after ‘fake’ report of girl’s rape by refugees

Many Iraqis abandon Finnish asylum proce

January 24, 2016

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Many Iraqis abandon Finnish asylum process to return home

Poles protest against government surveil

January 24, 2016

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Poles protest against government surveillance plans

Kansas Senator Wants to Ban Women Who Do

January 24, 2016

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Kansas Senator Wants to Ban Women Who Don’t Meet His Dress Code

Italy’s Gay Rights Showdown with the Vat

January 24, 2016

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Italy’s Gay Rights Showdown with the Vatican

It’s Debatable: Death penalty for juven

January 24, 2016

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It’s Debatable: Death penalty for juveniles?

Efforts to repeal Kansas death penalty m

January 24, 2016

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Efforts to repeal Kansas death penalty may be stymied by U.S. Supreme Court’s decision

New laws geared to helping victims of do

January 24, 2016

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New laws geared to helping victims of domestic violence

UN Outlines Allegations of Gang Rape and

January 24, 2016

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UN Outlines Allegations of Gang Rape and Torture in Burundi Crisis

Israeli guard shoots dead 13-year-old Pa

January 24, 2016

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Israeli guard shoots dead 13-year-old Palestinian girl Ruqqayah Eid Abu Eid died on the scene, becoming one of at least 29 Palestinian children killed by Israeli forces or settlers in the last four months, according to Defence for Children International (DCI) – Palestine

In Their Own Words: Chen Guangcheng and

January 24, 2016

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In Their Own Words: Chen Guangcheng and Christian Bale

Malaysia’s forgotten indigenous childre

January 24, 2016

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Malaysia’s forgotten indigenous children