Women Exclusion People of Color Women in Media

‘Culture of exclusion’ keeps women of colour from top media jobs, report reveals

Analysis of media organisations and news stories shows underrepresentation across editorial leadership and coverage
By Lizzy Davies for The Guardian on November 30, 2022
Women Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Murder Gender-based violence (GBV)

Women murdered by family members in 2021

81,100 women and girls were killed intentionally in 2021, and the overall number of female murders remained largely unchanged over the past decade
By Varun HK for Deccan Herald on November 26, 2022
Women Femicide Gender-based violence (GBV) Data Gaps

India is undercounting as the UN seeks femicide stats

Recent murders have drawn public attention to gender-based violence in India, where officials have failed to track such attacks. As the UN compiles femicide statistics, DW looks at why India is likely to come up short.
By Nehal Johri for Deutsche Welle (DW) on November 25, 2022
Women Gender-based violence (GBV) Hunger Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG)

Four ways gender-based violence is making the hunger crisis worse (and what you can do to help break the cycle)

Violence against women and girls is rising around the world. Rates of gender-based violence increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the crisis is only being compounded by the pressures of an ongoing global hunger catastrophe fueled by climate change, resource scarcity, and increased commodity costs.
By Jenny Conrad for CARE on November 22, 2022
Women Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) Women's Safety Gender-based violence (GBV)

Home is a deadly place for many women and girls, UN report reveals

On average, more than five women or girls were killed every hour in 2021 by someone in their own family, two UN agencies said in a report published on Wednesday.
From UN News on November 22, 2022
Women Climate Crisis Sex Trafficking Gender-based violence (GBV)

How The Climate Crisis Is Driving Sex Trafficking In Arid Rayalaseema

The livelihood crisis created by scorching summers, failed monsoons and frequent droughts in the arid Rayalaseema region of southwestern Andhra Pradesh has left women from poor and marginalised communities highly vulnerable to sex trafficking, shows a BehanBox investigation.
By Vidheesha Kuntamalla for BehanBox on November 15, 2022
Women Gender-based violence (GBV) Women's Safety Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG)

The World’s Most Dangerous Place for Women

Sexual and gender-based violence in the domestic and social spheres is but a reflection of extremism in the public sphere, say Swarna Rajagopalan and Natasha Singh Raghuvanshi, in their paper on the subject in Extremism and Gender-based Violence in South Asia.
By P. K. Balachandran for The Citizen on November 17, 2022
Women Cost of Living Crisis Destitution Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG)

Cost of living crisis putting women ‘at risk of harm, destitution or death’

Frontline workers at refuges for domestic abuse victims forced to use own money to help women - including those who have gone without food for days
By Maya Oppenheim for Independent on November 18, 2022
Women Women's Participation Unequal Representation COP27

COP27: Lack of women at negotiations raises concern

Too few women are participating in COP27 climate negotiations, charities, activists and politicians have warned.
By Esme Stallard for BBC on November 16, 2022
Women Pain Women's Health Gender Biases

Quarter of women feel their pain isn't taken seriously - and are ignored or dismissed

The research was commissioned by Nurofen, which has launched its “ Gender Pain Gap Index Report ” from the findings.
By Martin Winter for Mirror on November 15, 2022