3-26-14 Michigan governor will not recognise same-sex marriages
Michigan governor will not recognise same-sex marriages
The governor of the US state of Michigan has said it will not recognise more than 300 gay marriages performed after a judge struck down a ban.
3-25-14 8-year-old girl taken out of Christian school after told she's too much like a boy
8-year-old girl taken out of Christian school after told she's too much like a boy
TIMBERLAKE, Va. - The grandparents of an 8-year-old Virginia girl say they've pulled her out of a local Christian school because school administrators think she looks too much like a boy.
3-21-14 Hawaii police call for 'undercover' prostitution law
Hawaii police call for 'undercover' prostitution law
Police officials in the US state of Hawaii have asked the state's legislature to keep a measure in the law allowing undercover investigators to have sex with prostitutes.
3-21-14 FGM: UK's first female genital mutilation prosecutions announced
FGM: UK's first female genital mutilation prosecutions announced
The first UK prosecutions over female genital mutilation have been announced by the Crown Prosecution Service.
3-21-14 India Mumbai gang rape: Four get life in jail
India Mumbai gang rape: Four get life in jail
A court in the Indian city of Mumbai has sentenced four men to life in prison for the gang rape of an 18-year-old telephone operator.
3-18-14 A Stillborn Child, A Charge of Murder and the Disputed Case Law on 'Fetal Harm
A Stillborn Child, A Charge of Murder and the Disputed Case Law on 'Fetal Harm'
Rennie Gibbs, a 16 year old in Mississippi when she gave birth to a stillborn child, is facing life in prison for taking cocaine during her pregnancy. Hers is among a burgeoning number of cases in which women are prosecuted for allegedly endangering their unborn children.
3-14-14 The Problem of Campus Sexual Assault
The Problem of Campus Sexual Assault
Recently, a friend and fellow University of Chicago alumna showed me an open letter to university president Robert Zimmer demanding that the university reevaluate its policy regarding campus sexual assaults.
3-5-14 Violence against women: One-third of EU women affected - survey
Violence against women: One-third of EU women affected - survey
About a third of all women in the EU have experienced either physical or sexual violence since the age of 15, according to a survey by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.
3-1-14 South Korea warns Japan over comfort women review
South Korea warns Japan over comfort women review
South Korean President Park Geun-hye has warned Japan it will only bring isolation on itself if it reviews a statement acknowledging its wartime use of sex slaves.