Tag: Women’s rights

Saudi Women Who Defied Driving Ban Sent To Terrorism Court [VIDEO]

Two women who were detained in Saudi Arabia for defying a ban on female drivers are to be tried in a terrorism court, activists said Thursday. The women, ages 25 and 33 have been detained for nearly a month. Activists said their cases have been transferred over comments they made on social media, rather than…

Microsoft CEO’s Fails Over Women’s Pay, Just Like BOB [VIDEO]

BOB sucked and so does Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and his gaffe about women’s pay. At a women’s tech conference Thursday, Nadella said that women not asking for a raise is “good karma” and that “the system will give you the right raises as you go along.” Afterwards, the software executive apologized and backpedaled. But…

Pakistan Arrests Militants Attackers Of Malala Yousafzai

According to Pakistan’s army, the group of Taliban militants who were behind the shooting of Malala Yousafzai in 2012 have been arrested. Until now, not a single person had been arrested. According to the army’s press officer, 10 attackers have been identified and arrested. Malala is now based in Britain, but is not able to…

[VIDEO] Supreme Court Decides Hobby Lobby Can Be Exempt From Parts of Obamacare

5-4 Supreme Court Decision Today On Hobby Lobby’s Obamacare Contraception Rule Guess it’s time to have the “talk” with your boss πŸ™ For Live Video Click Here The biggest case of the Supreme Court’s term involves a three-headed, hot-button appeal combining abortion rights, religious liberty, and Obamacare. It’s also the last one, and a ruling…

New Afghanistan law to silence victims of violence against women

A new Afghan law will allow men to attack their wives, children and sisters without fear of judicial punishment, undoing years of slow progress in tackling violence in a country blighted by so-called “honour” killings, forced marriage and vicious domestic abuse. The small but significant change to Afghanistan’s criminal prosecution code bans relatives of an…