Tag: women

Turkey femicide trial opens after viral video

by Raziye Akkoc A high-profile trial began Wednesday over the murder of a Turkish woman whose stabbing by her ex-husband was caught on video and triggered a debate over a spike in femicide. The killing of 38-year-old Emine Bulut in August sparked outrage across Turkey and...

Paris showgirls ride out feminist wave with fitness tips

Pictures by Christophe Archambault Video by Natalie Handel by Rana MOUSSAOUI How can Paris cabarets, with their near-identical lines of statuesque, scantily-clad showgirls and cancan dancers, adapt in the age of #MeToo? With yoga, body positive imagery and a new emphasis on what is known as wokeness -- or...

MPs lash out at senator who said men need protection from women who may seduce them

A Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) or Justice Party Senator wants to protect men from being 'seduced' by women that could lead to rape. His comments unleashed a flood of criticism against him from his own party MP's. Mohd Imran Abd Hamid has proposed the enactment of...