Category: Human Rights

Taiwan: Same-Sex Marriage Vote Looms

About two years ago, the constitutional court of Taiwan declared

Black Mama’s Bail Out Day

For the third year in a row, “Black Mama’s Bail Out Day” is raising money to bail out as many black women from jail as possible. The effort is taking place in dozens of

London Marathon: Nurse in Trousers Told Her Record will be Reviewed

An NHS nurse Jessica Anderson who ran the London marathon was told her Guinness World Record attempt would not count because she was not wearing a dress. Jessica Anderson ran

San Diego: Synagogue Shooting Killed One and Left Three Injured

Hate crimes are not an uncommon affair in different countries and it is increasing at an alarming rate. Police in the US said the gunman, named as John T Earnest, opened fire

Sri Lanka: Curfew Imposed After Easter Sunday Attack

On the Joyous Day of Easter, the happiness of people turned into fear after a wave of bomb attacks hits in the churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. The attacks have killed more t

Vietnam: Women Workers in Factories Face Sexual Abuse

Female factory workers producing clothing and shoes in Vietnam many probably for the major US and European brands face systemic sexual harassment and violence at work. Accord

Saudi Arabia: Leaked Reports Reveal Abuse of Political Prisoners

According to the leaked medical reports, Political prisoners in Saudi Arabia are said to be suffering from malnutrition, cuts, bruises and burns. Despite the government’s de

Victims Call For Awareness Of Breast Ironing

It's feared up to 1,000 women and girls in the UK have undergone the traumatic experience of breast ironing. This practice usually involves placing hot items, usually a sto

March against Racism on UN Anti-Racism Day

The horrific Islamophobic terrorist attack on a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, that has left 49 dead is a shocking reminder that the global anti-racist movement must tak

International Women’s Day: A Brief History

International Women’s Day is a day to to recognize the struggle for women’s rights and celebrate the political, social, economic and cultural achievements of woman through