The classic picture of Mormon missionaries is a pair of young men in white shirts and thin ties. But now, what might appear to outsiders to be a subtle change in church policy has prompted thousands of young Mormon women to sign up to serve as missionaries as well.
At end-November 2011, Somalia and the Central African Republic became the latest countries to commit to end the use of child soldiers – a move seen as “encouraging” by the UN, albeit with the proviso that the situation in both countries remains volatile.
A Jordanian university professor who was supervising a sexual harassment film project by her female students was dismissed for tarnishing the university's reputation.
Nothing but the same old story as the elites go scot-free in Ireland
Princes Diana, Mother of Britain's Crown Prince William and his brother Harry, was dating a prominent Muslim and an advocate of Palestine, Mohamed Al Fayed when she died in a car crash in a Paris highway.
Turned off by revealing clothing in different malls, a Muslim woman in the US city of Minneapolis has established an online shop for fashionable, modest clothes, interweaving her faith with modern fashion.
The wife of ousted Chinese politician was given suspended death penalty for murdering British partner.
The following is a good source of information on women's statistic in the world provided by US social media agency Lovesocial in partnership with indie doc Miss Representation ans Fast Company.
During a seminar in Iman Mohamed bin Saud Islamic University the lecturers evaluated different aspects of child marriage as an ongoing tradition in the country.
Random violence against civilians (noncombatants) is the type of action most widely condemned as "terrorism." –woriq.com
Kathryn Joyce delves in her book into the developed culture of child adoption by Christian families and the increasing dark sides that are often neglected.
Marriage in the traditional Afghan culture has a deep-rooted process through which it treads step by step. Rarely do young men and women have an opportunity to meet each other, and the to-be wife is usually chosen in a haste.
The New Mexico Supremehas just announced that henceforth, marriage in New Mexico is not the union of a husband and wife but an association of any two people. It appears that the price of citizenship now includes giving up your right to have political decisions made by your representatives.
Women and children's rights lobby group, the Saartjie Baartman Centre is facing closure by the end of this month because of lack of funding, the organization has announced.
The second born of India’s former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi has been a point of speculation on whether she will join politics or not.
Showing that women in Libya can be much more than just sexy bodyguards or accessories to murder, women are dipping into politics in the hope of drafting a constitution which protects their rights.
An Iraqi-British family who lost their lives in French Alps months ago are alaimed to be linked to Saddam Hussein.
Asembly of the Japanese island passes a protest resolution following the arrests of two US sailors accused of rape.