violence against women

Repression by the morality police: Iran’s ethnic minority ‘taming’ policy - opinion

As South Azerbaijani dissident Babek Chalabi noted, the world needs to "break free from Iran's nurturing of terrorism."

What do MENA Muslims think about the role of women in society? – study

The researchers surveyed respondents from Algeria, Egypt, Pakistan, Tunisia, Turkey, and the Palestinian Territories on their perception of women's chastity and marital patriarchy.

'Alarming' rise in rape and abduction from Sudan war - aid agencies

The UN estimates 4.2 million people are at risk of gender-based violence, up from 3 million before the conflict started in mid-April.

United States Supreme Court

US Supreme Court sides with man who sent musician unwanted messages

The US Supreme Court sided with a Colorado man who claimed that his harassment of a female musician was protected under free speech.


Sixty Afghan girls hospitalized after school poisoning - police

In neighboring Iran, poisoning incidents at girls' schools sickened an estimated 13,000 mostly female students since November.


Rising femicide rates in the Middle East spark calls for urgent action

The rise of femicide, particularly within Arab communities, has led to an urgent call for social, educational, and governmental interventions to tackle this tragic issue.


Another day, another murder in the Arab sector - analysis

Israeli-Arabs are met with a prevalent sense of fear that has gripped their community; a feeling of a lack of personal security.


Security and safety for Arab citizens should be a basic right -editorial

Campaigns to halt the rising homicide rate within the Arab sector should not be motivated by fear of terrorism.

Israeli woman stabbed to death in Rishon Lezion, ex-husband detained

The suspect, in his 50s, will be brought before a court following the conclusion of the police's investigation to extend his arrest.

Murders in Arab sector a 'national plague', Herzog says

"This is civil terror – yes, civil terror – that is threatening us all, and we all must come together against it immediately," President Herzog said.

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