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 »
marzo 26, 2017

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 »
marzo 22, 2017

What Gurmehar teaches us all

What Gurmehar teaches us all Ever since Gurmehar participated in an online campaign in support of the students of Ramjas College, Delhi University, she has found herself at the centre of a storm of abuse and vilification by the nazist supporters of the current Government of India. Gurmehar’s expression of protest started with changing her... Continua »
marzo 2, 2017

Women fear violence and rape in refugee camps

Women fear violence and rape in refugee camps Women in refugee camps live in fear of violence, including rape, according to a report about the adversities female asylum-seekers face in Greece. The study published on Tuesday 24/1 by the Refugee Rights Data Project (RRDP) found that women were exposed to dangers including gender-based violence, abuse and sexual harassment.... Continua »
gennaio 24, 2017