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Abortion is illegal in all circumstances, including rape and incest, whilst women are currently facing serious jail time for miscarriages in Honduras.
Here, Florida International University (FIU) discusses FUI ADVANCE, a research mission tackling institutional bias against women and minority faculty.
UNESCO has published a report to investigate gender equality in digital professions and eliminate gender stereotypes in AI applications such as Siri.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has removed 'Gender Identity Disorder' from their diagnostic guidelines; meaning that Trans individuals should not be dismissed by Governments as 'mentally ill'.
Minister for Women and Equalities Penny Mordaunt, a candidate for leadership of the Conservative party, today (28 May) announced a Period Poverty Taskforce.
Whilst Ireland voted one year ago to repeal abortion, the abortion ban in Northern Ireland remains one of the strictest and most criticised in the modern world: What should happen next?
Brunei should immediately repeal its abusive penal code, which violates a range of human rights, Human Rights Watch said today.
Iran’s Parliament on May 13, 2019, approved an amendment on unfair citizenship law to allow Iranian women to pass their nationality to their children.
Trans people in China are performing highly dangerous surgery on themselves and buying unsafe hormone treatments on the black market.
The Government has responded to the Home Affairs Select Committee’s concerns about the planned Domestic Abuse Bill, who have warned that the Bill fails to create adequate protection for migrant women.
Female firefighters are at a high risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and experiencing suicidal thoughts, compared to male firefighters, according to a new study.
The Brunei death penalty is not being repealed by authorities despite international pressure, with the defence that they do not intend to carry out executions under this law.
The Joint Human Rights Committee accused Facebook and Twitter of failing to do enough to protect female MPs and other public figures from online abuse during an evidence session yesterday (1 May).
Rachel Mapleston, payroll legislation expert at MHR explores what can be learned from this year’s gender pay gap reports and outlines three areas to consider to improve your organisation’s equality.
The UK government are planning to change the law: Police will have to ask women in custody whether they will require sanitary products, according to the Home Office.
A survey carried out by Women in Manufacturing (WiM) has found that almost three-quarters of women would not consider manufacturing careers as a viable option.
New UK divorce law could reduce the level of negotiation, conflict and mental health degradation often found by those seeking a legal separation in the UK.
The Voyeurism Offences Act 2019 has been made into UK law: Read on for an analysis of the changes to your rights, and the legal loopholes that existed before today.
Today (11 April 2019) there was a ruling by South Korea’s Constitutional Court that told the government to decriminalise abortion in the country and reform abortion laws by 2020.
Brunei has finalised the implementation of a Shariah Penal Code that introduces cruel punishments such as death by stoning for same-sex sexual acts and amputation for robbery.