- Millions of girls at risk of genital mutilation: UNICEF
Jul 23, 2013
Even though a majority of countries oppose the practice of female genital mutilation, it still persists in many countries across the world.
[Girl abuse] [Child Abuse] [Sexual violence] [Gender] [Gender Sensitivity] [Women]
- Hindu girls targeted for rape in Pak, world remains silent
Jan 08, 2013
Because of the forced conversions of Hindu girls, Pakistan’s Hindus are fleeing to India in droves, say media reports.
[Hindu Girls Rape] [Hindu Girls Pakistan] [Girl abuse]
- Delhi gangrape victim flown to Singapore for treatment
Dec 27, 2012
The girl, who continues to be in a critical condition, will be admitted to Mount Elizabeth hospital, which has a state-of-the-art facility for multi-organ transplant.
[Gender] [Delhi Police] [Delhi gangrape victim] [Delhi gang rape case] [Girl abuse] [South Asia]
- Sexuality of an individual is a very private matter: Priya Dutt
Jul 15, 2016
Congress leader and Sanjay Dutt's sister Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life. In an interview to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia, Priya says that segregation of LGBTs is a dangerous trend and they should not feel caged in our society. Excerpts from the interview:
[Gender Empowerment] [Sex workers] [Sexual Violence] [Lesbians] [Girl abuse] [Bisexuals] [Gays] [LGBT]
- India’s surrogacy services: Misplaced priorities, disturbing silences
Jun 24, 2013
Despite India being dubbed the surrogacy capital of the world, there is still no specific law in place to protect the rights of the parties involved, writes Dr Sunita Reddy.
[South Asia] [Girl abuse] [Women] [India]
- Malala's father gets UK diplomacy role: reports
Jan 03, 2013
Pakistan has announced that Ziauddin Yousafzai would become its education attache at the consulate in Birmingham, central England, reports say.
[Girl abuse] [Ziauddin Yousafzai UK] [Malala Yousafzai] [South Asia] [UN] [Pakistan]
- UK funds fight against violence to women and girls
Nov 30, 2012
A new initiative aims to address violence against women and girls in a minimum of 10 countries in Africa and South Asia.
[South Asia] [Women's Rights] [Women] [Girl] [Girl abuse]
- Girls face abuse daily, all over the world: UN chief
Oct 11, 2012
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says it is a moral imperative for society to invest in girls as a matter of basic justice and equality.
[United Nations] [Girl abuse] [Human rights] [International Day of the Girl Child] [Domestic Violence] [Child Abuse]