Stories about Women & Gender from January, 2024
Women with HIV in Bolivia face little access to health, informal work, family abandonment and more discrimination than male patients.
Acquiring the Afghan passport — the world’s weakest passport — demands substantial patience and skill in navigating bureaucratic hurdles.
ProBox's analysis of the most used words in comments on social media posts by candidates showed that at least 71.4% of online gender attacks and disinformation were received by women candidates.
Six times voted as the best football player in the world and with a career spanning over 20 years, the Brazilian athlete Marta Vieira da Silva became a football legend and a fighter for equal rights
A few weeks after the announcement of a new social activism platform, its founder, Aliyev went missing on December 23.
The Sandinista regime cared little about the advanced age of many protestors when it came to imprisoning them, leading to dozens of them arriving at Nicaraguan prisons as political prisoners.
The femicide of Julieta Hernández, a Venezuelan migrant in Brazil, sparks outrage across South America
Hernández Martínez was a beloved street artist, clown and cycling advocate. According to the Amazonas’ Civil Police, a local couple confessed to the crime of murdering the artist.
Women demanding 'demobilisation' say: "Our topic, it's kind of forbidden. Do you understand? I'm scared to say what I think. I'm scared that I might never see my husband again."
Creuza Oliveira was named Honorary Doctor by the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil, becoming the first union leader of her category to receive this title.
While much of the violence is attributed the drug trade and its ripple effects, the country also grapples with incidences of violent home invasions, kidnapping and femicide.
In the shadows of self-censorship: The impact of the Cyber Security Act on Bangladesh’s LGBTQ+ movement
Several sections of the newly enacted Cyber Security Act (CSA) restrict the advocacy and movement for LGBTQ+ rights, criminalising published contents highlighting injustices faced by the LGBTQ+ community in Bangladesh.