Is Croatia going the way of Poland on reproductive rights?
28 December 2020 | 7:26 am
In Croatia, lawmakers and activists have been debating abortion legislation for three decades. The church, conservative politicians and pro-life activists now want to see rules tightened as they have been in Poland.
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A shrine in central Japan is defending a popular ritual that often sees the horses taking part mistreated or injured. Animal rights activists say its about tourism and money, not history.
After Uganda signed draconian anti-LGBTQI+ rules into law, we discuss the state of LGBTQI+ rights across Africa. Our resident sex and relationships expert, KAZ, dispels popular myths regarding tradition and gender.
Polish women challenging Warsaw's abortion laws at the European Court of Human Rights had their cases dismissed, but many more are still to come.
FIFA had been holding out for more money from several major European free-to-air broadcasters, threatening not to sell broadcast rights to the competition at all. The news comes just weeks before kickoff.
The EU has come under flak for not loudly speaking up for LGBTQ rights in Southeast Asian countries where those rights are most at risk. But is the criticism justified?
By shutting down thousands of beauty salons across Afghanistan, the Taliban have taken another great stride toward erasing women from public life. Here are some of the other restrictions faced by Afghan women.
As the 2023 Women's World Cup kicks off in New Zealand, we take a look back at the struggle between FIFA and national broadcasters over TV rights. With FIFA reportedly aiming for $300 million in global media rights, broadcasters were reluctant to meet its price demands, leading to fears of a media blackout.
Activists and politicians have slammed several bills that were recently passed in Pakistan ahead of general elections. Many lawmakers say that some of the bills were approved in haste and bypassed democratic norms.
'Go Caster, go!' S.Africa fans say after Semenya wins human rights challenge against World Athletics
South Africans in Johannesburg praised Olympic champion Caster Semenya on Tuesday (July 11) after Europe's top human rights court ruled she should be given a new chance to fight a requirement that female athletes with high natural testosterone take drugs to lower it.
The UN rights chief said Pyongyang was using resources for its nuclear program even as people failed to access basic necessities. This was the first meeting on North Korea by the UN Security Council in six years.
The organization, dedicated to Nobel Peace Prize winning rights activist Andrei Sakharov, was accused of illegally hosting conferences and exhibitions. It was created in Moscow almost three decades ago.
Rwanda has a progressive posture towards LGBTQ issues, but human rights NGOs want more legal recognition and protection for transgender and intersex people to ensure they don’t suffer further discrimination and stigma.
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Gabriella Bankova went on a hunger strike in the Bulgarian capital to be able to officially change her gender. Activists say the country is lagging when it comes to LGBTQ+ rights.
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Users are spending more time online. Among children, social media consumption has skyrocketed compared to pre-pandemic levels. In the US, tech giants are on trial for endangering minors with addictive platforms.
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The UN put an end to its political mission in Sudan as demanded by the Khartoum government. Sudan has seen months of conflict between two rival generals.
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Though slow, research into treating AIDS has been producing ever more effective drugs.
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South Africa is home to Africa's largest Jewish community. The ongoing violence in the Middle East has left its mark, with Jewish citizens now more cautious when they leave their homes.
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In this Science segment, we examine a call by more than 20 countries at the COP28 summit for the tripling of world nuclear energy capacity, this in a bid to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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