Renee Rabinowitz, an 83 year-old woman, won her case against Israeli airline El Al. The court ruled that when airline employees asked Rabinowitz to switch seats in order to accommodate the demands of a religious man, they were engaging in sexist discrimination. The airline has been ordered to stop this practice.
It’s National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Pam Palmater asks: “Why is the Trudeau government opposing equality for Indigenous women?”
New York’s Attorney General is suing anti-abortion demonstrators who harass women outside a clinic in Queens.
India’s government is distributing a booklet that gives unscientific and irrational advice to pregnant women, telling them to avoid meat and eggs and to “detach themselves from desire, anger, attachment, hatred, and lust.”
A man who assaulted a young woman on a bus in Istanbul told police he was “provoked” into attacking her because of the length of her shorts.