Violence against women
The UN is kicking off two weeks of actions to raise awareness of the large-scale cost to societies of psychological, physical and sexual violence against women and…
Opposition and rights groups have said the legislation could allow men accused of sexually abusing girls to avoid punishment.
As Iraqi forces close in on the militant-held city of Mosul, a support centre for women and girls in Dahuk is gearing up to receive women and girls who have been held captive and sexually…
The horror of life in the clutches of ISIL has been described by a 12-year-old girl, one of a group of Eritrean female captives of the extremists to have been freed by pro-government forces in…
Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Chile’s and Bolivia’s capitals on Wednesday (October 19) in solidarity with an Argentine movement protesting gender-related violence after the rape and murde
The parents of 21 girls freed by the militants want their daughters' health and education taken care of. The government thinks Boko Haram is ready to negotiate the release of 83 more girls.
Belgium finds taking on forced marriage and domestic violence is a complex task fraught with dangers.
It’s a potentially lethal practice that has been going on for generations, mainly in Africa, but also in the Middle East and Asia.
Inspector Wendy Bird, lead officer for female genital mutilation (FGM) at West Midlands Police in England, talks to Euronews about law enforcement operations and the difficulties in bringing…
Naana Otoo-Oyortey, Executive Director of FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development), tells Euronews about the importance of building awareness and trust in UK communities, to ta
Pakistan’s parliament has unanimously passed a law against so-called “honour killings”, three months after the murder of a social media star.
US singer Chris Brown has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman told police he had threatened her with a gun.
Egypt announced this weekend it intends to tighten legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, and has published a proposed law that will hit anyone performing the operation with up to seven years
A report about female genital mutilation (FGM) has sparked a fierce debate in the North Caucasus. Some clerics in Dagestan have defended the practice.
A report released on Tuesday by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says one in four women living in South Africa's platinum belt have suffered from rape.
Some of the Chibok girls abducted in Nigeria have been killed in air strikes – according to a new video that’s said to be from the militant group Boko Haram.
Indecent comments or remarks, unwelcome jokes of a sexual nature; unwanted sexual touching; and showing pornography at work - many women say they have experienced such behaviour.
In Porto, Portugal’s second largest city, it is not difficult to find women who complain about being harrassed on the streets.
Euronews, Sophie Claudet: In your study, published in 2014, we read that one in two women in the EU have been sexually harassed; and that Sweden and Denmark top the list with 80 and 81 percent of wome
Allegations against a high-ranking member of France’s Green Party have once again shone the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace.
Demonstrators in Islamabad on Monday denounced the murder of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch.
“No means no” when it comes to rape – so says the German parliament after a unanimous vote.
Two suspects detained in Brazilian gang rape case Anger at video of alleged assault Security concerns ahead of Summer Olympics Police in Brazil have arrested two suspects in a rape case which has s
Actress Amber Heard has been granted a temporary restraining order against her estranged husband Johnny Depp, after accusing him of throwing an smart phone at her…