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Revenge Porn Makes Ugly Appearance in Greece

The issue of revenge porn, or the distribution of sexual images or videos of someone without their consent, is now the most discussed topic in Greece after TV host Stathis Panagiotopoulos was accused of uploading dozens of videos and...

Woman Beaten to Death by Husband in 16th Femicide in Greece this Year

A 29-year-old woman in the northeastern Greek city of Alexandroupoli died on Thursday night after allegedly suffering a severe beating at the hands of her husband. This is the 16th femicide in Greece this year alone. The victim, a mother...

Girls in Afghanistan Sold to Strangers as Country Devolves into Chaos

Girls in Afghanistan are now being openly sold to complete strangers as a result of the chaos that has reigned there since the Taliban retook the country in August of this year. Although the practice of selling child brides, or...

Taliban Announces Hardline Interim Government

The Taliban announced the formation of a hardline interim government for Afghanistan on Tuesday, with some main posts taken by veterans of the militant group and their allies in the Haqqani Network, based in North Waziristan, Pakistan. A Taliban spokesman...

Desperate Effort to Rescue Afghan Girls Soccer Team from Country

Desperate international efforts to get the Afghan girls' soccer team out of the country continue after the ISIS-K bombing last week cut off their route to the airport, temporarily stopping their bid to get themselves and their families out...

Afghanistan’s Only Music School Shuts Its Doors

Afghanistan refugee Ahmad Sarmast, a descendant of a well-known music composer, had left the country of his birth and found asylum in Australia in the 1990s but returned to the war-torn country to found a music school in 2010. But...

The World Must Stop the Taliban Sexually Enslaving Women and Girls

For women and girls, the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan is terrifying. It brings back memories of their brutal 1996-2001 regime.

Six Women Murdered by their Husbands in Seven Months in Greece

In Greece, six women have been murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in just seven months.

How the One-Piece Swimsuit Played a Role in ‘Freeing’ Greek Women

It is hard to imagine that just over 100 years ago, a woman could find herself being arrested for wearing a one-piece swimsuit at the beach!

Biden Blasts Turkey’s Withdrawal from Convention on Women

Joe Biden slammed Turkey's decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention combatting domestic violence and violence against women.