International News
Liberal upstart Caputova elected 1st Slovak female president
Mar 31, 2019 | Slovakia
Mexican writers, journalists, actors denounce abuse against women
Mar 26, 2019 | Mexico | #MetooEscritoresMexicanos and #MeTooPeriodistasMexicanos trend in country where violence against women is prevalent.
Korea spycam porn: 1,600 fall victim and four men arrested
Mar 20, 2019 | South Korea
Iranian human rights lawyer sentenced to 38 years in prison, her family says
Mar 12, 2019 | Iran | By Tamara Qiblawi, Nada Altaher and Sarah El Sirgany
International Women's Day explained
Mar 8, 2019 | The world became a better place for women over the last century but full global gender equality is still a long way off.
U.S. Cancels Journalist’s Award Over Her Criticism of Trump
Mar 7, 2019 | US | By Reid Standish, Robbie Gramer | Jessikka Aro was to receive a “Women of Courage” prize. Then officials read her Twitter feed.
There are no gay people in Malaysia says tourism minister
Mar 7, 2019 | Malaysia | By Euan McKirdy
Billy Porter speaks on Oscars gown and social media hate
Feb 27, 2019 | US | By Leanne Italie
Boxing body approves religiously respectful women’s uniform
Feb 25, 2019 | Switzerland
Kenya court set to rule on whether to scrap anti-gay laws
Feb 22, 2019 | Kenya | By Tom Odula
China’s new policy against gender bias meets fans, sceptics
Feb 22, 2019 | China | By Yanan Wang & Shanshan Wang
Thai party fields transgender candidate for prime minister
Feb 15, 2019 | Thailand | By Jerry Harmer and Tassanee Vejpongsa
South Korean women begin to resist intense beauty pressure
Feb 6, 2019 | South Korea | By Jung Yoon Kim
Female directors of color finding a spotlight at Sundance
Jan 31, 2019 | US | By Lindsey Bahr
Japan court upholds sterilization to register gender change
Jan 26, 2019 | Japan | By Mari Yamaguchi
South Korea: Sexual abuse claims rock speed skating
Jan 22, 2019 | South Korea | Skaters scene rocked by #MeToo moment as solidarity group alleges five more athletes were abused by their coaches.
Why is China blurring men's ears?
Jan 18, 2019 | China | By Joshua Berlinger & Nanlin Fang
Why a pop idol's stand against her assault sparked outrage in Japan
Jan 17, 2019 | Japan | By Emiko Jozuka and Yoko Wakatsuki
S Korea tries to fix demographic crisis with gender equality
Jan 9, 2019 | South Korea | By Joori Roh | Seoul has finally realized that throwing more money at the country’s low birthrates would not solve the problem, and has started to listen to women.
Take teen girls off night shift, Indian factories told
Jan 8, 2019 | India | New code of conduct also says factories should not employ staff under the age of 16 and limit working day to nine hours.
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