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Attacks on Christian women in India: A ‘new form of persecution’

In the first seven months of this year more than 51 hate crime cases have been recorded against Christian women

Pope names six women to Vatican financial oversight body

Previously all-male Council for the Economy consists of 15 posts, now the seven-member lay portion consists of six women and one man

Expectant mothers feel brunt of pandemic in the Philippines

Women’s health is ‘adversely impacted’ during pandemic because of alteration of resources and priorities

Pope calls on consecrated virgins to be ‘women of mercy’

There are an estimated 5,000 women around the world who formally belong to the Order of Virgins

SPOTLIGHT: Pandemic worsens situation of young mothers in conflict areas

People in conflict areas are left with nowhere to go as aid deliveries have lessened or stopped due to travel restrictions

India’s lockdown sees a rise in domestic violence

Many women, mostly the poor and vulnerable, are suffering silently as they have no way to escape from an abusive situation

Ministry puts Malaysia’s women firmly in their place

An outwardly ludicrous gaffe by an official department supposedly geared towards championing the rights of women bears the hallmarks of an ominous future

Mothers and their babies locked up in Cambodian prisons

In Cambodia, children are forced to serve time with poor mothers convicted of petty crimes

Filipino community workers cope to support women amid pandemic

Aside from maternal and family planning, the clinics also provide reproductive health services for adolescents and counseling for victims of violence against women

Cambodia’s brick factory workers carry debt across generations

Large loans, low pay keep Cambodians stuck in slavery-like conditions

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