“A girl walking like this – harassing her is a patriotic duty and raping her is a national duty.”
Mark Garnier, a junior international trade minister, also confirmed calling his assistant "sugar tits" - but he told the Mail on Sunday it did not amount to harassment.
"Taking and running away" custom mostly older men taking underage brides by force in central Asian nation, despite being outlawed.
The appeal court judge suggested an abused women deserved to be punished for adultery
French ministers say flirting will be preserved
A series of rallies demanding equal rights for women have been held in cities across Sweden.
In the capital Stockholm, thousands took part in the
The movie mogul is being investigated over an alleged incident in 2013
The Mexican authorities including the police are accused of failing to investigate murders and other serious crimes against women.
A long-standing volunteer army raises awareness and wants more government action to fight an endemic problem in the central African country.
Accommodation-sharing portal Airbnb has vowed to take the ‘strongest action’ after claims a woman was pushed down stairs by a host in
Eurosport’s tennis correspondent Henri Leconte has apologised for his response to Maxime Hamou, after the French player kissed and cuddled a
A new United Nations report claims a fresh wave of human rights violations in Central African Republic may amount to war crimes.
82 Nigerian schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram three years ago in Chibok have been freed.
Boko Haram militants have released 82 of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in the Nigerian town of Chibok more than three years ago.
India’s top court has upheld death sentences for four men convicted in the gang-rape and torture of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi.
Human rights education activist Malala Yousafzia has received honorary Canadian citizenship from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa.
Commuters in Mexico City have been greeted with an unusual sight recently, as the UN and Mexico City’s local government teamed up to combat sexual harassment with a novel…
Femicide is essential to genocide.
A group of 43 women dressed to depict “La Llorona” or “The Weeping Woman” took part in a street theatre performance in Mexico City on Saturday, designed to act as a poignant reminder of a tragic…
Babies are among the victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), campaigners claim, reflecting a growing trend of younger girls being targeted.
Why Trump and Putin are molar opposites, the secret of a winning poker strategy and what it is like having a snake stuck in your ear.
What could drive a mother to douse her own daughter in petrol and set her alight?
The country's lower house has passed a bill decriminalising some forms of domestic violence. It will make battery of a relative a civil and not criminal offence when the victim suffered no serious har
The Russian parliament’s lower house the Duma has overwhelming backed a draft law that would ease some penalties for domestic violence.
The German government has approved new legislation that will force companies to be more transparent about salaries paid to male and female employees.
The new police unit are looking for six perpetrators of non-European appearance in relation to the New Year's Eve attacks against 18 women.