Ruth Rendell took a personal interest and the children of Darur touched her heart... She has campaigned successfully in the UK to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM) - and she believed that the most effective way to achieve the in remote villages was for someone women knew and trusted to advise them.
On the 21st May 2015, Dr. Antonio Muñoz began a hunger strike demanding better conditions and security for interns, and to stop exploitation in the Public Health Sector... He emphasised how some women interns received bullets in the health centre.
Farkhunda’s mob killing exploded the anger of Afghan women... When I asked Rona Popal about the result of this case she stated: “I am very upset to see all the injustices in everyday life of Afghan women. Abuse of women is part of the culture in Afghanistan..."
Update: Saturday 23rd May 2015. Ms. Azza Soliman, Egyptian lawyer and founder of CEWLA (Center for Egyptian Women Legal Assistance), was aquitted, along with the 16 other defendants in the El-Sabagh protesters trial...
Farinaz Khosravani, a 25 year-old Iranian Kurdish woman fell/jumped from the fourth floor of Tara Hotel in Mahabad... Amnesty Inll referenced that people alleged that the member of Iran‘s intelligence and security forces had threatened to rape Farinaz.
According to Pontsho Pilane, a South African journalist at The Daily Vox, dealing with harassment is part of the job for female journalists... Pilane’s observations are not the only problems facing women journalists according to a report by Media Monitoring Africa (MMA)