As Michelle Bachelet prepares for her departure from Chile’s Presidential Palace in Santiago, she leaves behind an influential precedent established with the motive to enhance women’s rights and equality through a number of legislative reforms.
Article 43 of the Constitution of Kenya guarantees to everyone ‘the right to the highest attainable standard of health, which includes the right to health care services, including reproductive health care’.
Although refugee camps are meant to be beacons of hope, refugee women in the Dadaab, Kenya, continue to be victims of one of the worst forms of gender-based violence, FGM.
The Philippines has ‘become the global epicentre of the live-stream sexual abuse trade, and many of the victims are children’.
It is now three years since the earthquake in Nepal, and women have successfully rebuilt their houses and rehabilitated their communities with the help of foreign aid
The Apatani tribe lives in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, in north-eastern India. The tribe lives mainly in the Ziro Valley, at an altitude of 1500m.
Pragya Singh had been married for only twelve days when a jilted man threw acid at her
Bhavna Chawla is an Indian surgeon with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
The Refugee Family Reunion Bill proposes to amend the current law that forces many families who have survived unimaginable atrocities to live apart
Today, Rohingya Muslims, an ethnic minority that mainly lives in the northern region of Rakhine State in Myanmar, are victims of a violent displacement, forced to seek refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh.
Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) recognises the right of persons to seek asylum from persecution in other countries
Reflecting on Australian women’s representation in political office and public life