A recent spate of jaw-dropping judgments and statements by judges and lawmakers in different parts of the world somehow seem to suggest that the unmistakable distinction between rape and consensual sex can get blurry in the very domains that should stringently uphold it, namely the courtroom and parliament.
Date18.04.2017 | 15:54
TagsBrenda Haas, consent, gang rape, Italy, Mexico, no means no, rape, sex, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women's rights
In Nigeria, Boko Haram is recruiting women and girls to carry out suicide bomb attacks. NGOs and the Nigerian government are working to rescue these women and reintroduce them to society and their families.
Date18.04.2017 | 15:14
Tags#Bringbackourgirls, #ChibokGirls, #NeverTobeForgotten, Boko Haram, Borno state, Chibok, female suicide bombers, Human Rights Watch, Nigeria, women's rights
I think I’d be hard pressed to find anyone who’s never had the jitters at a job interview. There you are facing a panel of stern HR people, your head a hodgepodge of “correct answers” to their potential general knowledge questions, your CV read, reread and proofread to perfection, your clothes striking the right balance of professionalism and comfort…
Date18.04.2017 | 14:11
Tags#sexism, Brenda Haas, job interview, kebaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malindo Air, sarong, sarung, VietJet, women's rights
In the streets, at university, in a club or at home; violence and sexual harassment can happen anywhere and to anyone. In Germany, violence against women – domestic violence in particular -, remains a widespread phenomenon.
Date18.04.2017 | 10:22
Tags#sexism, Delia Friess, domestic violence, gender inequality, gender intolerance, racism, Violence against women, womensrights, womentalkonline