Sudan has criminalized female genital mutilation, making it punishable by three years in prison, a move campaigners say represents a “new era” for women’s rights in the nation.
Foreign Policy reports the COVID-19 pandemic has made people more vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers, revealing that leading humanitarian organizations are unprepared for human trafficking spikes in times of crisis.
A trans-identified female who gave birth loses an appeal to be registered as the father of her child. The ruling upholds a high court verdict that motherhood is defined as being pregnant and giving birth, regardless of gender identity.
Seven women sue the NCAA for failing to protect them from alleged sexual assaults by male college athletes.
Women represent the majority of unpaid volunteers who are sewing personal protective equipment to meet COVID-19 demands.