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Rights group decries Indonesian decrees that violate rights of women, girls

Human Rights Watch noted that authorities have issued "discriminatory decrees" that compel millions of girls and women to wear headdresses

Catholic nun says sex education, responsibility to lower cases of unintended...

A UNFPA report noted that 51 percent of pregnancies in the Philippines are unintended

Study: Filipino women still bear brunt of unpaid care work

“Traditional gender norms or stereotypes surrounding unpaid care work and breadwinning still persist in this day and age”

Unwed and unwanted, Chinese single mothers fight for rights

Millions of single mothers have it rough in a country where out-of-wedlock births are frowned upon

Photos: Activists mark International Women’s Day in Manila with protest march

Women activists marched in the streets of the Philippine capital Manila to mark International Working Women’s Day on March 8, 2022

Photos: Filipino women rising

Women’s rights activists danced in parks and held unity rides in the Philippines to celebrate the One Billion Rising PH campaign

Women decry ‘misogynistic’ school exam question

A Catholic nun called on the media and other institutions in India “to expose the rotten mindset and cry foul”

Cases of gender-based violence up during pandemic, says new report

The report also shows that not enough countries have acted with sufficient seriousness to tackle the “gender-based violence pandemic”

It’s time to undo the covid disruption to girls’ rights in...

The pandemic has disrupted efforts to end child marriage and caused widespread damage to the financial prospects of girls

Taliban to allow women at universities, but mixed classes banned

Women's rights in Afghanistan were sharply curtailed under the Taliban's 1996-2001 rule

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