Stories about Women & Gender from May, 2018
Japanese high school girls wear badges warning would-be train gropers: ‘I'm not going to take it!
"We want the idea that 'you must have been doing something to attract a chikan' to stop!"
Interview with Rosaly Lopes, a Brazilian NASA astronomer and the first woman to edit the journal founded by Carl Sagan
Her great inspiration? Francis Northcutt, the astronomer who, in 1970, helped to calculate the return route of Apollo 13.
Despite support for the #MeToo movement in Pakistan, a culture of silence still prevails
"There must be consequences for those who choose to abuse and not to comply... We say to the women who are speaking up: we hear you, we are with you."
Hijabs and mini-skirts: What not to wear in Tajikistan
Tajikistan issued a pictorial guide showing the "recommended" dress for women, and promised to do the same for men as well.
‘Get involved in your communities': An American woman who fought for justice urges stronger activism
"I think the police need to be held accountable. Without accountability, there is no justice. That’s the biggest problem, no one is ever accountable."
‘I wanted my grandchildren to grow up in that house': Testimony of a 61-year-old Syrian woman from Zamalka
I wanted my grandchildren to grow up there, so that they would add to that home a new life, just like every generation of our ancestors did.
Hazara women end hunger strike against targeted killings after Pakistan army chief agrees to talks
"We demand that the Chief of Army Staff...must come to Quetta dressed as a civilian and listen to the cries of the 3,000 widows and 10,000 orphans"
In Spain, the “la manada” sexual assault case verdict triggers mass protests
"A group of five men cornered and raped a woman, and then filmed and shared it. However, the courts decided that it was not a rape."