Bohra imam’s visit puts British girls at risk of mutilation, warn FGM campaigners

Dawoodi Bohra leader Mufaddal Saifuddin, who is in the UK to preach, is an advocate of the abusive practice whose visa should be revoked, say activistsCampaigners have criticised the UK government for granting a visa to a religious leader who has advoc…

‘This is another pandemic’: a female survivor of domestic abuse in China speaks out

Chinese cyberspace is filled with videos showing violence against women and activists say only real social change will stop the abuseTang Ping, 31, a mother-of-two in the southern Chinese city of Nanning, says in 2014 when her first child was six month…

Tycoon’s son sentenced to death in Pakistan in high-profile rape and murder case

Zahir Jaffer tortured and beheaded Noor Mukadam, in July last year, in case that sparked outrage over violence against womenA court in Islamabad has sentenced to death the tycoon’s son who raped and murdered Noor Mukadam, a case that sparked outrage in…

‘I am losing my skills’: female boxer who was on Afghan national team

Along with her sister, Mariam was forced to stop practising her sport when the Taliban came to power *Mariam and her sister were on the national boxing team and the youth boxing team. They were ordered by the Taliban to stop practising, and are frighte…

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