The sexual assault trial against disgraced Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi began on Monday. Two women have testified against him thus far; both have been aggressively cross-examined by Ghomeshi’s defense attorney about why they continued to communicate with him after the alleged assaults took place. Read more...
"I am an attorney because I had an abortion," one female lawyer tells the Supreme Court. "The Court's Webster decision, issued around the same time I was seriously considering suicide rather than being forced to give birth against my will, saved my life," another explains. Those are just two......
As people the world over raise their voices against female genital mutilation (FMG) this week, Dr. Flavia Bustreo of the World Health Organization considers FMG in the wider context of violence against women and girls. Every day, in every part of the world, women and girls suffer acts of violence, mostly at the hands of men. Show More Summary
Burqas are apparently more than just a tool of oppression that Muslims use against women. They’re also a handy shoplifting tool. Details surrounding the matter aren’t exactly clear, but the
The Supreme Court will hear arguments March 2 in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstadt, which challenges Texas anti-choice law HB 2. A ruling against abortion provider Whole Woman's Health would close at least 75 percent of Texas' clinics and likely enable anti-choice legislation across the country. Show More Summary
Half-centuries from Meg Lanning and Nicole Bolton trumped a maiden hundred from Smriti Mandhana, as Australia Women gunned down 253 against India Women to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the ODI series
India Women have retained the squad that won a historic T20 series against Australia recently for the Women's World Twenty20 which starts in India from March 15
Blac Chyna and Amber Rose haven’t had the best experiences with the Kardashian-Jenner women, and now they’re reportedly ready to get even with the reality TV stars in an epic way. According to Radar Online, Blac Chyna and Amber Rose are making plans for an upcoming reality show. Show More Summary
An Oklahoma judge on Thursday allowed a case to proceed against a former Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer accused of pulling over three women at separate traffic stops and sexually assaulting them, a legal official said. Eric Roberts, 43, is set to be arraigned on Tuesday at a court in Sapulpa,...
Fearing a possible walkout on the Rio Olympics by its Women’s World Cup championship side, the US Soccer Federation has filed a lawsuit against its women’s players union. The move, made late Wednesday in US District Court at Chicago, asked the court to confirm the current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) […]
Members of the Alpha Epsilon Phi at the University of Chicago are under scrutiny after leaked internal emails showed racist and other offensive remarks made against Muslims, black people and women, Buzzfeed reports.
LA Times: The state of Texas’ sustained campaign against Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics affiliated with abortion providers appears to have led to an increase in births among low-income women who lost access to affordable and effective birth control, a new study says. Show More Summary
A man is suing Yahoo for gender discrimination -- and his claim might not be as absurd as it sounds. Discriminating against men just because they're male is as illegal as discrimination against women for being female. That's not this...Show More Summary
Sputnik caught up with the leader of the Syrian Kurdish women's brigade, Nesrîn Abdalla, to ask her about the group's goals and its struggle against Daesh.
The U.S. Soccer Federation may, in fact, have a strong case in its suit against the union representing the women’s national team players, but the optics are terrible. The case was filed in federal court in Chicago on the 30th National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The USSF took action — “reluctantly,” it says […]
The U.S. Soccer Federation filed a lawsuit against the union representing the U.S. women’s soccer team in federal court Wednesday, a preemptive legal strike that seeks to address a growing labor rift between the two sides. The USSF isn’t seeking any monetary damages in the lawsuit. Rather, it’s asking the court to validate its labor […]
Mariah Carey may have to get a restraining order against her billionaire fiance... to keep him in his seat during her concert. James Packer joyously and (arguably) adorably celebrated Mariah's return to her Vegas venue Tuesday night...
The United States Soccer Federation filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the union representing the women's national team over a dispute regarding their collective bargaining agreement. According to Andrew Das of the New York Times, U.S. Show More Summary
Famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach knows enough about fighting to form a qualified opinion about Ronda Rousey’s interest in a rematch against women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. “If I was … Ronda, I’d stay away from the girl [Holm],” Roach said Wednesday at his Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood....
The state of Texas’ sustained campaign against Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics affiliated with abortion providers appears to have led to an increase in births among low-income women who lost access to affordable and effective birth control, a new study says.The analysis, published...