The world is currently reeling from the third wave of Covid-19, and many celebrities have contracted the virus. Many celebrities in Bollywood and the Marathi film industry have been infected with Covid-19. Trupti Desai, a former Bigg Boss Marathi 3 competitor, is the latest celebrity to test positive for Covid-19.
Pakistan’s highest judicial commission has appointed a female judge to the Supreme Court for the first time in the country’s history. The decision to clear the way for Judge Ayesha Malik to join the court has been widely hailed by lawyers and civil society activists as a watershed moment in
There is a beautiful portrait of Elise Johnson McDougald by Winold Reiss in the March 1925 edition of Survey Graphic magazine which would later be partly reprinted and edited by Alain Locke with much more historical significance as The New Negro. Ms McDougald is featured in a thoughtful pose in
Ghislaine Maxwell’s conviction for sex trafficking resonates beyond the borders of the United States and the United Kingdom, where personalities linked to the case reside. Women’s rights activists in France, Iran and Turkey told ABC News this raised hope for many victims that they could also get justice. In particular,
Kabul: Since the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan in August, they have applied their fundamentalist interpretation of Islam. Although it tried to pass itself off as more moderate, the group imposed a series of restrictions that nullify the freedoms Afghan women have gained through a history of struggle and
Jordan passed an amendment to its constitution to add the term “Jordanian women” after a scuffle broke out between members of parliament in the assembly last week over the proposed reforms. Images of the fight between parliamentarians have gone viral. The violence began when a discussion of the proposed constitutional
Women’s rights activist and former executive director of Jamaica’s Office of Women’s Affairs, Dr Glenda Simms, has died. She died Friday in Ottawa, Canada, after a long period of illness. Simms, originally from St Elizabeth, was not only a pioneer of women’s rights in Jamaica, but was also renowned for
The announcement was presented – in official reports, on social media – as a major victory for Chinese women. The government was set to revise its law governing women’s rights for the first time in decades, refine the definition of sexual harassment, assert bans on discrimination in the workplace, and
Jordan has long been an unwavering ally of Western countries. But the status of women – their treatment in the labor market, their access to good medical care, and their participation in politics – has deteriorated in recent years, although Jordanian women have made progress in the field of education.