Jordan’s economy sits atop a foundation of factory labor, with garment exports making up roughly 20 percent of the kingdom’s gross domestic product. But after a Bangladeshi worker recently claimed that her Sri Lankan manager raped her, Jordan’s clothing industry has turned upside down.
Earlier this year, a police officer went on a routine visit to York University in Toronto to advise young women on safety. His tip? Women should avoid dressing like sluts to avoid sexual assault.His comments sparked a global protest movement called "SlutWalk." From Canada to the U.S.
A new Cook County ordinance that touches the hot-button issue of immigration is allowing inmates out of the county’s jail and making waves in other parts of the country.The ordinance, approved Wednesday by the County Board, halts compliance with Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests that cert
The Libyan government has repeatedly denied allegations that Colonel Muammar Qaddafi has ordered soldiers to systematically rape women who support the rebel movement. Cherif Bassiouni is a human rights law pioneer who has worked for the United Nations on investigations looking into war crimes