Indigenous women and girls in Canada continue to face disproportionate levels of violence and insecurity rooted in colonialism.
Ana Gonzalez Velez from the Roundtable for Life and Health of Women talks about the recent constitutional ruling in favour of decriminalization of abortion in Colombia and what lies ahead
The recent femicide of two teenage girls by a serial offender, released irregularly in 2019, sparked outrage in Bolivia. Hundreds took to streets demanding an end to violence and impunity for crimes against women due to judicial corruption
In this episode, we look at global International Women’s Day celebrations as well as the recent ruling that overturned the convictions against former Brazilian president Lula da Silva.
In today’s episode we take a look at the protests against police violence in Greece, a report by the WHO on violence against women, the custodial deaths of National League for Democracy officials in Myanmar, the assassinations of leaders in Colombia, and the protests in solidarity with women farmers on International Women’s Day in India
The report, prepared by the World Health Organization on behalf of a UN special working group, is based on data from the largest ever study conducted on violence against women between 2000 and 2018
In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes, we look at the struggle of Mumia Abu-Jamal for his rights and health, the development of various vaccine candidates in Cuba and the global mobilizations and preparations ahead of International Women’s Day
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
On August 9, 1956, nearly 20,000 women marched in South Africa against apartheid-era Pass Laws. The struggles they waged and the demands they raised are especially relevant today
The cabinet has called on all state governments to implement Violence against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPPA), 2015, a key demand of protesters. The parliament’s upper house also pushed legislation for protection of victims from stigma.
In this episode of Dispatches from India, we take a look at the gas leak in the south Indian city of Visakhapatnam, the situation of drivers in Kashmir due to COVID-19 and the ‘Bois Locker Room’ issue.
Two years after the murder and rape of a minor girl rocked Pakistan, its legislative assembly has introduced a law to prevent criminal activities against children