Women

  • British journalism is 94% white and 55% male, survey reveals

    The survey results lend weight to the theory that the middle class is extending its grip over the profession. More than 98% of journalists who began working in the industry over the last three years are graduates and 36% hold a master’s degree. ...
  • In Saudi Arabia, women want to learn more about their rights

    Several dozen attendees learned about crimes perpetrated against women on social media, a topic of special concern in a country where single people of opposite sexes cannot spend time together without risking arrest, and where pressure on women to cover their faces in public can be so intense that...
  • ISIS in Syria Stoned Two Women To Death 'for Adultery'

    In separate incidents, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria(ISIS) carried out two executions in a span of 24 hours against two woman by sentencing them to death by stoning over allegations of “adultery.” Unconfirmed reports claim that in at least one case, the woman was sentenced to death as her...
  • Women Given Unprecedented Role in Albania Cabinet

    “The new government embodies our vision of giving more responsibility to women, young people and civil society,” Rama told a press conference on Wednesday when he unveiled the names of the 19 ministers in his new cabinet. TIRANA – by Besar Likmeta for BIRN – Ninety per cent of...