Women's rights

"Swedes do not deserve to have it better than refugees” Claims Woman Who Says It’s Racist To Deport Rapists

blazingcatfur 10 December 2014

A Nation Commits Suicide Before Our Very Eyes NB – Google Translate Lisa Magnusson : "The Swedes have managed to carve out a more tolerable life than people in the Third


"Swedes do not deserve to have it better than refugees” Claims Woman Who Says It’s Racist To Deport Rapists

blazingcatfur 10 December 2014

A Nation Commits Suicide Before Our Very Eyes NB – Google Translate Lisa Magnusson : "The Swedes have managed to carve out a more tolerable life than people in the Third


Lord Mayor leaves Islamic charity lunch after his lady consort told she had to sit downstairs

Skeptical Science 10 December 2014
By Dave Gamble

Sometimes I never cease to be amazed at the weird behaviour of some religious people. So the story is that Labour councillor John Thomas (pictured), 70, the Lord Mayor of


Mass polygamy in UK Muslim community – claim

Telegraph.co.uk 10 December 2014
By John Bingham

Polygamy is being practised on an "enormous” scale within the British Muslim community without any official attempt to stop it, it has been claimed. A new study of the


Hindu girl student set on fire for resisting 'Love Jihad' in TMC's Bengal

Bengal Spotlight 10 December 2014

Neha Choudhury (18 yrs) a girl student of 10+2 Standard, a Hindu Victim of Love Jihad. Jilted Mohammad Imtiaz, (26 yrs), a daily labour and habitual offender attacked Neha


ISIS Releases Chilling Checklist of How to Treat Thousands of Kidnapped 'Yazidi' Sex Slaves

International Business Times, India Edition 10 December 2014
By Johnlee Varghese

The Islamic State (ISIS) has released a chilling list of dos and don'ts instructing its followers on how to treat the thousands of Yazidi sex slaves held in the terror group's prison-brothels.


Saudi women still assigned male 'guardians'

USA TODAY 10 December 2014
By Caryle Murphy

Sara's husband walked out 15 years ago, but never bothered to officially divorce her. He never sent money, although Sara cares for their daughter and her disabled mother-in-law.


Reports: Senior Hamas Official Accused of Sexual Harassment

Arutz Sheva 9 December 2014

Sami Abu Zuhri, one of the most high-profile spokesmen for Hamas, is apparently being investigated by the Islamist terrorist group for sexually harassing a foreign female


Gender equality triggers suicides, Turkish PM suggests

Hurriyet Daily News 9 December 2014

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu linked "mechanical equality" in gender relations in developed countries to higher suicide rates, in a speech delivered on Dec. 4. "Why is the


Two Saudi women held for driving, to serve 25 more days

Irish Independent 8 December 2014
By Aya Batrawy

Two Saudi women detained nearly a week ago for violating the kingdom's female driving ban were ordered to be held for 25 more days yesterday, according to a relative. The women


Saudi Arabia records higher number of women forced to marry relatives

Al-Arabiya 8 December 2014

Saudi Courts reported an increase in “tahjeer” cases where the male relative of a woman strikes an agreement with her guardian to marry her without consultation and she is then


Hamas spokesman said to have harassed female foreign reporter

The Times of Israel 8 December 2014
By Lazar Berman

A spokesman for Hamas has been accused of sexually harassing a female foreign reporter, and is under investigation by the group ruling the Gaza Strip, according to reports on websites affiliated with the rival Fatah movement. The reporter concerned was not named. The Hamas spokesman, Sami Abu Zuhri, featured prominently in (continue reading...)


FGM must be classed as child abuse - not seen as a race issue, says top police officer

Manchester Evening News 3 December 2014
By Amy Glendinning

Genital mutilation of girls in Greater Manchester must be treated as child abuse - not a cultural issue, a top police officer has warned. Det Chf Supt Vanessa Jardine, GMP's


What You Need To Know About Female Genital Mutilation In The U.S.

Refinery29 3 December 2014

The centuries-old practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), sometimes also referred to as circumcision or cutting, has been recognized as a human rights violation. Although we tend to


Twitter outrage as Indian TV host slapped onstage

Al Arabiya News 3 December 2014

Twitter reactions are pouring in after Indian presenter and model Gauahar Khan was slapped by a member of a TV audience for wearing a revealing dress. The model was


Finding a safe substitute for female genital mutilation

The Daily Star 3 December 2014
By Cesar Chelala

Female circumcision, also called female genital mutilation, is widely practiced in 29 countries in Africa and the Middle East. More than 125 million women have been subjected to different


Bollywood Actress Slapped in Face for ‘Wearing Short Dress’

TIME 2 December 2014
By Alexandra Sifferlin

A Bollywood actress was slapped in the face during a taping of a reality show by a male audience member, reportedly for wearing a short dress. Gauhar Khan, a model


Saudi Women Continue Their Fight for the Right to Drive

VICE 2 December 2014
By Helen Nianias

On Sunday night, 25-year-old activist Loujain al-Hathloul was ?banned from entering Saudi Arabia from the UAE. She had her passport confiscated by border police and was forced


Feminists ignore the real root of misogyny

Herald Sun 1 December 2014
By Rita Panahi

Writer and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a formidable woman of substance, intellect and courage. Naturally that makes her a loathed figure in the modern feminist movement. We can’t have a fiercely intelligent woman talking about worthy issues when there’s trivial nonsense to be bleating about; why worry about female


FGM: Burton female genital mutilation awareness event a success

burtonmail 1 December 2014

A female genital mutilation (FGM) awareness event held in Burton last week has been hailed as a success. Staffordshire's deputy police and crime commissioner Sue Arnold

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