Stories about Women & Gender from February, 2021
A private messaging group was used by thousands of people to share stolen photos and personal data of women and girls from North Macedonia, Serbia, and possibly other countries.
A team of 14 people from the LGBTQI community are training those in charge of El Salvador's electoral process in order to combat discrimination, ahead of the February 28 elections.
Since the murder of Andrea Bharatt, parliament has passed the Evidence Bill and approved the use of pepper spray for self-defence, but are these measures really addressing the core issue?
Prominent Harvard professor pilloried for peddling revisionist history about wartime ‘comfort women’
Historians familiar with wartime sexual slavery perpetrated by Japanese armed forces point out that the professor, J. Mark Ramseyer, has long championed historical revisionism.
The demonstration was given impetus by the brutal murder of a 32-year-old woman.
The 31-year-old women's rights campaigner was abducted in 2018 in the UAE and found guilty of a set of charges, with the prosecutor demanding a maximum jail term of up to 20 years.
Public dissatisfaction with the authorities' inaction exploded on the anniversary of the unveiling of a scandal involving a Telegram group for sexual predators called Javna Soba (Public Room).
Support for Mori by men in prominent leadership positions suggests that anti-women attitudes are in fact quite normal in the country.
Unless decrees regulating prenatal care and childbirth are passed, pregnant women might be unable to deliver their babies with their obstetrician of choice.
The French Senate voted against permitting fertility treatments for queer women and single women.
'I want an island where we wake up and board taxis with the certainty that we will not be abducted. I would like to live here and not be afraid.'
Women footballers rise above the challenges of discrimination, sexual harassment, and unequal pay.
Judge courts controversy by stating ‘no skin contact means no sexual assault’ in case of a child groping victim.
‘Women’s role in science is vital': An interview with Ecuadorian scientist Patricia Castillo Briceño
"We cannot afford to lose half of the scientific talent due to lack of gender equity."