Violence against women
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…
Bollywood rarely focuses the camera on sexual violence, but after two lavish productions, Indian director Leena Yadav went independent to make 'Parched' to highlight the oppression women face in India
The fight against Boko Haram is bearing fruit but the militant group is still a serious threat, French President François Hollande told a summit in Nigeria on Saturday.
The first sexual assault case relating to a string of alleged attacks on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany has come to trial. A 33-year-old Moroccan
Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D
Irish musician Hozier has teamed up with Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan to highlight the issue of domestic violence in the music video for his song 'Cherry Wine'.
The majority arrested are from Algeria and Morocco and not Syria or Iraq.
Sunderland and England midfielder Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a minor and one count of grooming when he