Syrian Kurds give women equal rights, snubbing jihadists

The local government in a majority Kurdish area of Syria has passed a decree granting women equal rights in what a monitoring group called "an affront" to discriminatory jihadist moves.

Sri Lanka`s deaf march for equal rights, jobs

Sri Lanka`s deaf are marching through the streets of Colombo to demand social recognition.

Women get equal rights in guardianship, adoption

Women in India will now have equal
rights in guardianship and adoption of children with the
President giving assent to an Act to amend laws governing
marriages in the country.

Equal rights comm for minorities to be set up: Govt

The Centre has proposed setting
up of an `equal rights commission` with the objective of
bringing minorities into the national mainstream, Union
Minister Salman Khursheed has said.