Women Burn Hijabs in Iran as Protests Escalate over Killing of Mahsa Amini by “Morality Police” – YouTube

Protests in Iran continue after the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman in custody of the so-called morality police. Mahsa Amini died last week after being detained for allegedly leaving some of her hair visible in violation of an Iranian law requiring women to cover their heads. Witnesses said Amini was severely beaten by police, but authorities claim she died of natural causes.

20-yr-old Sudanese woman sentenced to death by stoning over adultery charge | Home

The 20-year-old Ms Tiyrab was arrested last month after she separated from her husband and returned to her parentsThe world is stunned by the verdict of a High Court in Sudan which sentenced a 20-year-old woman to death by stoning for adultery.The woman, Maryam Alsyed Tiyrab, was arrested on June…

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ANALYSIS: Social media can change actions that drive gender-based violence

In 2021, almost half of South African adults – over 25 million people – used social media. Twitter had an estimated nine million users, over 80 per cent of whom were aged between 15 and 44. And social media is widely used for accessing news and current affairs.This powerful medium…

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Georgia’s six-week abortion ban could impact medical treatment for women who miscarry

Following the reversal of Roe v. Wade, there have been reports of patients in the U.S. experiencing hurdles in receiving standard surgical procedures or medication for miscarriage care. The increased risk of criminal penalties means physicians may turn women away who seek treatment for a miscarriage.”A lot of people don’t…

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Revealed: leaked video shows Amy Coney Barrett’s secretive faith group drove women to tears

A leaked video of a recent private People of Praise event, marking its 50th anniversary, shows Dorothy Ranaghan explaining how some female followers of the faith group cried intensely in reaction to the group’s early teachings on “headship” and the “roles of men and women”, in which men are considered…

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Near total abortion ban with no rape, incest exceptions advances to SC House floor

A Republican-led House panel advanced legislation Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in South Carolina but make an exception for the life and health of the mother.The House Judiciary Committee voted 13-7 largely along party lines Tuesday to send H. 5399 to the House floor for what is expected…

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Brianna Grier: An autopsy finds cause of death consistent with severe blunt force trauma – CNN

(CNN)Weeks after a Georgia woman fell from a police car while in police custody and later died, an autopsy commissioned by her family says her cause of death is consistent with severe blunt force trauma.Speaking on Monday with attorney Benjamin Crump, Dr. Allecia Wilson, the director of autopsy and forensic…

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