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MADRID (Reuters) -Spain's lower house of parliament on Thursday passed a bill that qualifies all non-consensual sex as rape in response to social outrage after the so-called Wolf Pack case gave momentum to the women's rights movement in the country four years ago.
Victims of acid attacks in Mexico are sharing their stories in hopes of putting a stop to gender-based violence.
The Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 shortlist has been announced
GALEANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Standing atop a windswept hill in northern Mexico, surrounded by dozens of fellow mourners, Mario Escobar prepared to bury his teenage daughter, Debanhi, one of the latest victims of the country's crisis of violence against women.
MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) -The body of a Mexican teenager who went missing this month in the northern state of Nuevo Leon has been found submerged in a cistern inside the grounds of a motel near where she was last seen alive, according to her father.
MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - More than two dozen women and girls have disappeared so far this year in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, sparking frantic searches among residents who hope their loved ones have not become the latest victims of endemic gender violence.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Nearly three out of four European Union women think the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred an increase in physical and psychological violence against them, according to a Eurobarometer poll published on Friday.
The regulations, published in the official gazette, require civil servants to avoid "physical contact that is suggestive or of a sexual nature, such as touching, hugging, kissing or groping."
In Latin America, women writers are enjoying growing acclaim after years of marginalisation by an industry they say has long favoured male authors
MADRID (Reuters) - Chanting for gender equality and bearing purple banners, thousands of people took to the streets across Spain on Thursday evening in marches to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.