Actress Angelina Jolie on Friday appealed to African leaders attending a summit in Johannesburg to confront the "near total impunity" that hampers efforts to tackle violence against women across the continent.
The Bangladesh government is yet to take sufficient steps to end child marriage, in spite of promises to do so, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released on Monday. Instead, it steps in the wrong direction.
Our very own cricketers – Virat Kohli , Suresh Raina , Ambati Rayudu and veteran Ravi Shastri – have teamed up for a video with a tagline Respect2Protect, that speaks about respecting the act of protecting women’s rights.
Lashing out at Narendra Modi for his "lack of knowledge", the Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday said a Bill to provide "rights" to women even after their marriage outside the state had been passed and a law formed.
American playwright and activist Eve Ensler, currently in India to gather support for her global movement to uproot violence against women, is also celebrating 10 years of her award-winning play `The Vagina Monologues` in the country.
Actress and filmmaker Kamala Lopez, a staunch defender of women`s rights, has become actively involved in a project that seeks to raise awareness about the need to amend the Constitution to guarantee equality.