Three teens in Chicago not only raped a 12 year old girl, but posted a video of it to Facebook. See Salon.
A new Human Rights Watch report shows that women’s arrests for “moral crimes” in Afghanistan have increased by 50% in the last 18 months. See Feminist Daily News.
Forbes has released its list of the world’s most powerful women. Topping the list is Germany’s Angela Merkel.
France has legalized gay marriage! See Ms. blog.
A woman in El Salvador is begging her country to obtain a life-saving abortion. See Women’s eNews.
The United Arab Emirates has decided to pay men to marry women who are over 30 and therefore considered too old to be single by UAE standards. See Women’s Views on News.
The Taliban in Afghanistan publicly executes a woman for adultery. Meanwhile, Secretary Clinton declares Afghanistan an ally. See RH Reality Check.
Charges have been dismissed against a woman in Sudan who had been sentenced to death by stoning. See the Nobel Women’s Initiative.
Saudi female athletes fear that pressure to send women to the Olympics will lead to a crackdown on sports. See Washington Post.
Women in Jordan struggle for equality (video). See CNN.