Gender and domestic violence are serious problems in Peru, with many Peruvian women reporting instances of physical or emotional abuse. Violence against women in the Latin American country occurs in all social strata and in both rural and urban areas.
Calvin Klein, Coach, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana, Swarovski — and now, Versace. The list of foreign brands that have generated online fury in China would make for a glittering evening of luxury and fashion.
Now 16 years old, Thunberg has collected numerous awards, been named Sweden's woman of the year and nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Time magazine included her in its 100 most influential people of 2019.
According to the court, the choir contends the rejection was "not predominantly about her gender" and that she would have been successful had her voice "matched the desired sound characteristics of a boys' choir."
An investigation into denim manufacturing centers in Africa has unveiled systemic sexual abuse by local and foreign managers. Female garment workers suffered abuse, harassment, and retaliation if they spoke up.
If Argentina’s center-left opposition wins the presidential elections and closes its economy with protectionist policies, Brazil will pull out of Mercosur, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Thursday. Opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez received nearly 48 percent support on Sunday in Argentina’s primary vote, considered an important bellwether ahead of the general elections on October 27. […]
The US president has repeatedly asked aides about buying the world's largest island, the Wall Street Journal reports. The real estate magnet is due to visit Greenland's current owner Denmark next month.
The drugs — developed from antibodies from survivors that had been infected with Ebola — showed "clearly better" results in patients taking part in the trial, which is being conducted during the world's second-largest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Argentina's currency and the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange have plummeted, a day after President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing defeat in a primary election. The peso has shed 15% of its value against the dollar.
Russia's media oversight agency has demanded Google take action to stop the spread of information about illegal mass protests. Thousands of its YouTube channels livestreamed one of Russia's biggest demos on Saturday.
Voters say they are concerned about migration, but also crime, unemployment, the rising cost of living and entrenched corruption. The latter is a particularly pervasive issue. Three of the last four elected presidents have been arrested on charges of graft, after leaving office.
In the eight years of Syria's brutal civil war, the regime's military, backed by Russian forces, "has been deliberately targeting civilians and civilian institutions in areas held by the armed opposition,"--a "blatant affront to the Geneva Conventions."