Pakistan's influential Council of Islamic Ideology has opposed a proposed bill to combat violence against women.
Joseph Kabila's ruling PPRD postponed its rally to avoid confrontation with opposition supporters
Texas filed the federal lawsuit and was later joined by 10 states throughout the US.
Human Rights Watch claims security forces have used sexual violence on female students
Former Labour deputy Harriet Harman has warned the EU referendum campaign has been dominated by men.
Human rights lawyer is counsel for former president jailed over 'politically motivated' charges.
Romania has decriminalised gay marriages after 2000, petitioners are pushing to ban such marriages.
The UNHCR special envoy will join William Hague for the MSc course on women, peace and security.
EXCLUSIVE: Katumbi 'asked for conditional release' to seek medical care abroad after police pelted tear gas at him.
The International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, a childbirth injury, is marked on 23 May.
The proposed legislation by incoming Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman would be applied in military courts only.
The former prisoner has described the horrific punishments dished out in the hermit nation's prisons.
Patients still live in awful conditions at the former leper colony in Brazil's Olympic city.
Ministers will be allowed to be in same-sex marriages, but not perform gay marriages.
Right-wing politician Avigdor Lieberman says the death penalty is the cost of supporting Netanyahu.