Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2016«

A Cautionary Tale from Texas for Low-Inc

February 29, 2016

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A Cautionary Tale from Texas for Low-Income Women in Ohio

Migrants Are Being Tear-Gassed in Macedo

February 29, 2016

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Migrants Are Being Tear-Gassed in Macedonia and France

Philippine teen pregnancy rates defy tre

February 29, 2016

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Philippine teen pregnancy rates defy trend

Bullying in the workplace is an issue th

February 29, 2016

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Bullying in the workplace is an issue that managers need to address: workplace psychologist

Trans women across the world are having

February 28, 2016

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Trans women across the world are having to serve prison sentences with males

Saudi man gets 10 years and 2,000 lashes

February 28, 2016

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Saudi man gets 10 years and 2,000 lashes for atheist tweets

US protesters stabbed in clash with Ku K

February 28, 2016

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US protesters stabbed in clash with Ku Klux Klan

Australia says it won’t send refugee ba

February 28, 2016

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Australia says it won’t send refugee baby to Nauru

Showdown on Abortion at the Supreme Cour

February 28, 2016

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Showdown on Abortion at the Supreme Court

Why Courts Shouldn’t Ignore the Facts Ab

February 28, 2016

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Why Courts Shouldn’t Ignore the Facts About Abortion Rights

Majority Of Young Men Don’t Know About E

February 27, 2016

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Majority Of Young Men Don’t Know About Emergency Contraception, Study Finds

Time has come to help majority of Americ

February 27, 2016

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Time has come to help majority of American homes out of financial struggle, report says | The University of Kansas

Thank you Berlin, Paris, Brussels, for d

February 26, 2016

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Thank you Berlin, Paris, Brussels, for doing nothing! In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, European central banks have printed billions of € to save faltering banks. Only one tenth of the amount they spent at the time would seriously help resolve the European migrant crisis, while it would benefit the beleaguered economies of […]

Researchers use dark of night and machin

February 26, 2016

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Researchers use dark of night and machine learning to shed light on global poverty

Australian children missing school, bull

February 26, 2016

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Australian children missing school, bullied, hungry, report finds One in ten Australian children misses school at least once a week, almost one in six has been bullied, and one in thirty – a child in almost every classroom – goes to bed or school hungry nearly every day.

Suit Alleges Persistent Sexual Abuse of

February 26, 2016

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Suit Alleges Persistent Sexual Abuse of Female Inmates in New York State Prisons

First Uterus Transplant in U.S. Bolsters

February 26, 2016

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First Uterus Transplant in U.S. Bolsters Pregnancy Hopes of Many

Fighting back against bullying

February 25, 2016

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Fighting back against bullying

Amnesty report condemns ‘growing intole

February 25, 2016

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Amnesty report condemns ‘growing intolerance’ in India

‘Lady SOS’: The woman saving Syrian re

February 25, 2016

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‘Lady SOS’: The woman saving Syrian refugees at sea

Indian armed forces to open all combat r

February 25, 2016

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Indian armed forces to open all combat roles to women

Satire as wearing hijab is labelled ‘pa

February 25, 2016

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Satire as wearing hijab is labelled ‘passive terrorism’

What’s the State of Human Rights Around

February 25, 2016

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What’s the State of Human Rights Around the World?

‘Nowhere People’ profiles stateless pe

February 25, 2016

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‘Nowhere People’ profiles stateless peoples and their little-known plight

Slavery and trafficking continue in Thai

February 25, 2016

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Slavery and trafficking continue in Thai fishing industry, claim activists

Mobile women-only police stations needed

February 25, 2016

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Mobile women-only police stations needed in regional and rural areas

TRAILER – A Girl in the River: The Price

February 25, 2016

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TRAILER – A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

The right to kill women?

February 24, 2016

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The right to kill women?

How can we help Islamic State’s sex sla

February 24, 2016

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How can we help Islamic State’s sex slaves return to normal life?

Single ladies have increasing impact in

February 24, 2016

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Single ladies have increasing impact in a culture that still dismisses them | Jessica Valenti

Taking Prison Rape Seriously

February 24, 2016

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Taking Prison Rape Seriously

Meet the 24-year-old who could change ho

February 24, 2016

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Meet the 24-year-old who could change how the US handles sexual assaults

Slaves for Sex: Inside the Dark World of

February 23, 2016

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Slaves for Sex: Inside the Dark World of Human Trafficking

Female genital ‘nicks’ should be legal

February 23, 2016

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Female genital ‘nicks’ should be legal as FGM compromise, 2 gynecologists say

‘You’re dead in two seconds’: why do f

February 23, 2016

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‘You’re dead in two seconds’: why do female stars over 40 agree to be in blockbusters?

An “Afghan Star” contestant threw off

February 23, 2016

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An “Afghan Star” contestant threw off her burqa and belted out a domestic violence protest

Homelessness: Changing the Stigma

February 23, 2016

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Homelessness: Changing the Stigma

Drought, Disappearances, Disarray in Zim

February 23, 2016

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Drought, Disappearances, Disarray in Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe for 36 years, turns 92 this month. His birthday celebrations are known as lavish occasions; last year his guests dined on baby elephant. This year, reports are the big event will occur this weekend in a stadium with a purported planned budget of $800,000. Mugabe’s […]

Single Women Are Now the Most Potent Pol

February 23, 2016

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Single Women Are Now the Most Potent Political Force in America

In Gaza, Bicycles Are a Battleground for

February 23, 2016

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In Gaza, Bicycles Are a Battleground for Women Who Dare to Ride

Malnutrition blights infants’ lives in

February 22, 2016

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Malnutrition blights infants’ lives in Pakistan’s Sindh

An Innocent Man Could Be Put To Death

February 22, 2016

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An Innocent Man Could Be Put To Death

Europe’s migrant children: between belon

February 22, 2016

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Europe’s migrant children: between belonging, happiness and discrimination

Why are unaccompanied children disappear

February 22, 2016

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Why are unaccompanied children disappearing in the thousands? http://ow.ly/YBcrS

Subway Sex Crimes Increase as Police Urg

February 22, 2016

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Subway Sex Crimes Increase as Police Urge Women to Come Forward

One in five British girls sexually haras

February 22, 2016

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One in five British girls sexually harassed in school

Water crisis fears in Delhi over Jat cas

February 22, 2016

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Water crisis fears in Delhi over Jat caste unrest – BBC News

Banking While Muslim: Hijab-Wearing Woma

February 21, 2016

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Banking While Muslim: Hijab-Wearing Woman Forced to Remove Scarf, Gets Kicked out of Omaha Bank

Silicon Valley Tech Worker Fired After B

February 21, 2016

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Silicon Valley Tech Worker Fired After Blogging About Starving While Working at Billion-Dollar Food Delivery Firm

Acid attack survivor thrives in Cincinna

February 21, 2016

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Acid attack survivor thrives in Cincinnati