“Don’t read so much, you’ll become sterile!”
Country sees more underage marriages than anywhere in the world
Losing a husband in India forces many women into a life of begging and destitution, and despite the country’s development little is being done to change things
When you take into account abortions carried out in backstreet premises, the annual number is even higher
But don’t get too excited girls, ingrained sexism runs deep
Parody targets patriarchal attitudes that blame rape on women
Mrs. Watanabe is back.
Housewife investors were a feature of the Japanese financial landscape during the prolonged recession of the 1990s. Marooned at home because of the lack of career opportunities in a male-dominated …
A new coalition is fighting to give women in Jordan the right to pass on their citizenship to their children
Supporters in her former constituency remember their local hero
By royal decree, women now make up 20% of the closest thing the conservative Islamic country has to a legislature. In 2015, they will get to vote and run for office. However, they still can’t drive
Ex-IMF chief and former French Presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn has won court concessions against a kiss-and-tell book by a former mistress, but the lurid account appears destined for the best-seller list
An alleged gang rape in New Delhi has prompted calls for change by women’s-rights groups and violent clashes between police and anti-rape protests in the nation’s capital.