Six Out of 10 Indian Men Admit Violence Against Wives

Six Out of 10 Indian Men Admit Violence Against Wives

While 80 percent of Bangladeshi married women are abused by husbands, India – always careful not to fall too far behind in – “only” gets 60 percent of wives abused by husbands. Six out of 10 Indian men admit to having perpetrated violence against their wives or partners, with men who experienced... Continua »
Posted a photo of extra VIRGIN olive oil: assaulted by fellow believer

Posted a photo of extra VIRGIN olive oil: assaulted by fellow believer

Muslim woman is accused of ‘committing a sin’ for posting a photo of virgin olive oil… because it contained the word ‘virgin’ Woman’s Twitter profile displays the flags of Jordan, Palestine and New Zealand She posted a picture on Snapchat and immediately received a reply from a fellow believer The... Continua »
India: Sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape

India: Sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday 11/10 ruled that sex with wife aged below 18 years would be a punishable offence under the Indian Penal Code. A public interest litigation was filed in the apex court seeking to allow a bride below 18 years of age to file a FIR... Continua »
Being a Girl Soldier in Eritrea

Being a Girl Soldier in Eritrea

“After the age of 16, your life is not yours.” Ten years ago, like other adolescents in the northeast African country of Eritrea, Luwam Estifanos was taken to Sawa, a military camp near the Sudanese border. At Sawa, where Eritreans are taken for their final year of high school, they... Continua »
Growing Trends of Female Jihadism in Bangladesh

Growing Trends of Female Jihadism in Bangladesh

Recently, Bangladesh has witnessed an uptick in the participation of female jihadists in multiple roles as the country’s militant landscape continues to evolve. Since the Islamic State-directed Holey Artisan Bakery attack in July 2016, Bangladeshi militant groups have become more assertive and violent, with a transnational outlook. Arguably, this marks... Continua »
Pink taxi: Women-only service to be launched in Karachi

Pink taxi: Women-only service to be launched in Karachi

The new service aims to protect female customers from harassment by mainstream muslim male drivers. A new cab service marketed to curb sexual harrassment faced by solo women travellers is set to launch in Pakistan’s commercial hub, Karachi. From Thursday 23/3, female customers will be able to call the “pink... Continua »