Dowry Disputes Kill One Woman every Hour in India


JahezJNN 7 Sept 2013 Delhi : One woman dies every hour in dowry-related crimes in India, with over 8,000 deaths reported in 2012. The numbers steadily increased between the years of 2007 and 2011, pointing to a rise in the demand for dowries. Continue reading

Saudi Women Hit the Road in Protest against Female Driving Ban


JNN 17 June 2011 RIYADH  – A number of Saudi women drove cars on Friday in response to calls for nationwide action to break a traditional ban, unique to the ultra-conservative kingdom, according to reports on social networks.  Continue reading