Tag: women’s rights

She was sentenced to 74 lashes for not covering up: “I challenged them on behalf of all women”

She was sentenced to 74 lashes for not covering up: “I challenged them on behalf of all women” She was sentenced to 74 lashes for not covering up: “I challenged them on behalf of all women”

His story has already traveled around the world. 33-year-old Iranian girl and human rights activist Roya Heshmati was fined 74 lira for spreading a photo of herself without a headscarf or veil on Keshavarz Boulevard in Iran’s capital Tehran. The sentence was carried out last January 3, and the situation could have been even worse: […]

Sakharov Prize to Mahsa Amini and the “Women, Life and Freedom” movement

Sakharov Prize to Mahsa Amini and the “Women, Life and Freedom” movement Sakharov Prize to Mahsa Amini and the “Women, Life and Freedom” movement

Jina Mahsa Amini and the Iranian protest movement “Women, Life and Freedom” became the winners of the Sakharov Prize, awarded annually by the European Parliament in recognition of freedom of thought. “September 16 commemorates the anniversary of the murder of Jina Mahsa Amini in Iran. The European Parliament is proud of the brave and brave […]

Died at 16, forced to sleep in a hut because of her period

Died at 16, forced to sleep in a hut because of her period Died at 16, forced to sleep in a hut because of her period

A 16-year-old girl died after being forcibly put to sleep and confined to a hut because she was menstruating. This happened in Nepal, where many people still respect the old, now illegal practice of chhaupadi, which forces menstruating women to stay away from home because they are pure and untouchable. Young Anita Chand, from the […]

Center-right “sexism” in Spain splits into two

Center-right “sexism” in Spain splits into two Center-right “sexism” in Spain splits into two

I will not be in power with a “sexist” party. Such is the position of María Guardiola, the presidential candidate of the centre-right Partido Popular (Pp) Autonomous Region of Extremadura. The policy points to a possible coalition with the far-right party Vox. Guardiola was elected in Extremadura but lacks elected officials to rule with a […]

Taliban ban on women in the UN and 10 news from the world that are not on the front page

Taliban ban on women in the UN and 10 news from the world that are not on the front page Taliban ban on women in the UN and 10 news from the world that are not on the front page

Eight migrants drown in river on US-Canada border Police are investigating the drowning of eight people trying to cross a river between Canada and the United States and are looking for a man believed to be linked to irregular migrant smuggling. Near the Mohawk community of Akwesasne, which lies between Quebec, Ontario, and the state […]

Attack on the author of the law against scolding and harassment on the cover of Playboy

Attack on the author of the law against scolding and harassment on the cover of Playboy Attack on the author of the law against scolding and harassment on the cover of Playboy

She was the author of the French law against the scolding and harassment of women, but has now taken it by storm for posing on the cover of Playboy, where she gave an interview where she spoke about women’s rights and LGBT+. people. This election of Marlene Schiappa, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Social Affairs, […]

First woman convicted of aiding abortion in Europe

First woman convicted of aiding abortion in Europe First woman convicted of aiding abortion in Europe

A Polish activist found guilty of helping a woman get an abortion; This is an unprecedented case in Poland, a country with one of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe. Justyna Wydrzynska, who provided the abortion pill to a pregnant woman, was found guilty by the Warsaw court of “aiding” an abortion and sentenced […]

The death penalty for abortions: proposed law in the United States

The death penalty for abortions: proposed law in the United States The death penalty for abortions: proposed law in the United States

The death penalty as a punishment for women who decide to have an abortion. This is what is envisioned in a proposal submitted to the South Carolina parliament in the United States. The bill, backed by Republican Rob Harris, equates the fetus to a “person” who effectively makes abortion murder, thus opening the door for […]

Abortion without parental consent from the age of 16: what the new Spanish law says

Abortion without parental consent from the age of 16: what the new Spanish law says Abortion without parental consent from the age of 16: what the new Spanish law says

As pressure from movements demanding greater abortion restrictions mounts in various parts of Europe, Spain’s centre-left government of Pedro Sanchez has secured parliamentary approval for a new law aimed at better protecting women entrepreneurs. undertake, termination of pregnancy. The general aim is to secure the right to abortion effectively and free of charge in public […]

14-year-old disabled rape victim denied abortion in Poland

14-year-old disabled rape victim denied abortion in Poland 14-year-old disabled rape victim denied abortion in Poland

A 14-year-old disabled rape victim in Poland was denied an abortion. After all the clinics in his state refused to practice it on the so-called “conscience condition”, the young victim had to travel across the country to the capital, Warsaw, to find a doctor willing to practice it. pregnancy The conscientiousness clause allows doctors to […]

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