Tag: Women

Middle East/Women – Women and power in the Middle East (Chatham House)

In a series exploring women in international affairs, Alanoud Alsharekh and Azadeh Pourzand speak to Gitika Bhardwaj about the evolution of women’s rights across...

COVID-19 has cost the world’s women $800 billion in lost income (WEF)

Sophia Sun According to Oxfam, COVID-19 has caused women around the world $800 billion in lost income. Some governments have already taken steps to...

(Pakistan/Women’s Rights) A Step Forward For Women’s Rights: Pakistan Introduces New Rape Laws (Tanya Elahi, Human Rights Pulse)

Pakistan has announced imminent reforms in light of the protests which swept the nation subsequent to the rape of a mother who was dragged...

(Japan/Women/Sex Slavery) Japan Ordered To Compensate Women Forced In Sex Slavery (Samuel Pitchford, Human Rights Pulse)

A court in South Korea has ordered Japan to compensate women forced into sex slavery by its military during World War 2. On 8...

(Pandemic/Women) COVID-19 exacerbates women’s time poverty (Nikhila Menon, East Asia Forum)

https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2021/01/23/covid-19-exacerbates-womens-time-poverty/