Japan urged to stop requiring surgery for ID gender change

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:11:41 +0000

Japan urged to stop requiring surgery for ID gender change

TOKYO – Human Rights Watch urged Japan on Wednesday to drop its requirement that transgender people be sterilized before their gender is changed on official documents.

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World designed for men constantly fails women

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 23:30:56 +0000

A “gender data gap” is making the lives of women around the world more dangerous from the misdiagnosis of heart attacks to ill-fitting protective equipment, according to a new book published this week in Britain.

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On Women’s Day, CHR calls for end to ‘misogynistic remarks’,‘rape jokes’

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 09:12:38 +0000

On Women’s Day, CHR calls for end to 'misogynistic remarks’,‘rape jokes’

On the international observance of Women’s Day, the CHR called for an end to “misogynistic remarks” and “rape jokes.”

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Senatorial bets want empowerment, protection of women in gov’t, overseas

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 05:12:39 +0000

Senatorial bets want empowerment, protection of women in gov’t, overseas

Senatorial aspirants expressed their support for women in their fight against abuse and inequality on International Women’s Day.

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Princess Rima bint Bandar: First Saudi woman ambassador

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:57 +0000

Princess Rima bint Bandar: First Saudi woman ambassador

Princess Rima bint Bandar, Saudi Arabia’s first woman ambassador, is a social campaigner on the front line of government efforts to boost the kingdom’s battered international reputation despite never having worked as a diplomat.

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