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Dozens of Syrians forced into sexual slavery in derelict Lebanese house

Victims were tortured and only left house for abortions and treatment for venereal diseases in case that has shocked country<p>Tucked in a leafy suburb of the Lebanese town of Jounieh, a short drive from the sparkling Mediterranean, stands a monument to human cruelty.<p>In this derelict two-story house, …

Human Rights

17 Tweets Show How Early Women Experience Sexual Harassment And Violence

#WhenIWas 8, 13, 15, 18....<p>A new hashtag is highlighting the subtle sexism, sexual harassment and violence women face from an early age.<p>On Tuesday morning, the UK-based Everyday Sexism Project asked their Twitter followers to share their experiences of sexism, harassment and sexual violence with …

What’s Really Behind India’s Rape Crisis

India and China both have a surplus of males, but only one country has an out-of-control rape epidemic.<p>On Feb. 23, 2016, an Indian woman, within …

6 detained in raids in Belgium

<b>Brussels, Belgium (CNN) —</b> Police detained six people in raids Thursday night as investigators raced to uncover the network behind this week's terror attacks in the Belgian capital.<p>The Belgian federal prosecutor's office didn't provide details about who had been detained in the Brussels raids, why …

I Won't Let My 4-Year-Old Daughter Grow Up Stepping Aside for Sexism, Like I Did

1. Last summer, I watched with pride as my 4-year-old daughter raised her foot, said a “kee-yaw!” from the bottom of her gut, and kicked the board in …

“You rape our women and you’re taking over our country”

Justifying racism by co-opting violence against women<p>When I first heard that asylum seekers had been linked to a string of sexual assaults in Cologne …

Gender bias that’s leaving girls to die

<i>Docs every week encounter moms abandoned by their families for daring to continue daughters’ treatment.</i><p>In September last year, a woman from Bihar was …

Women share misery of sexual harassment at work on secret-sharing app Whisper

'It's just something pretty girls have to put up with': Women share misery of sexual harassment at work on secret-sharing app.... and confess why …

Drugged at restaurant and raped | Independent on Saturday

Durban - A 43-year-old Durban woman has spoken out about her horrifying experience when she escaped from a man’s home and walked 5km after having …

9-Year-old Boy Who Passed Love Notes to Girls Threatened with Sexual Harassment Charges

That’s right: It’s not merely inappropriate for a nine-year-old boy to write such sexually-charged messages as “her eyes sparkled like diamonds,” but …

'How I was tortured in a Syrian jail'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1212000/1212037_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524647883_eefa56a5046835f8b6ae27a5a758a0be<p><b>"Farah" was born in Britain but grew up in Syria. Last year, she was arrested by the Syrian government security forces, who accused her of being an</b> …

These Viral Ads Give The "Sex Sells" Argument the Middle Finger

A video titled #WomenNotObjects went viral earlier this month by pointing out the sexism and objectification of women in advertising.<p>Now we find out …

Advertising

Porn star was assaulted at knifepoint by her estranged wrestler husband at their home over Christmas

• <b>Wrestler Dean Powell, 36, attacked Michelle Thorne at a hotel in Kent</b>• <b><br>The brute later assaulted the glamour girl and her dad at their marital</b> …

Caroline Flack nip slip: X Factor host blasts 'perverted men' after paps snap her topless

Celebrities stripping off to ramp up publicity during quiet spells is not a new phenomenon but Caroline Flack refuses to jump on that bandwagon. The …

Suspected UK extremist and English-speaking boy warn of attacks in Isis video

Intelligence agencies investigate after video purportedly showing murder of five people is presented by British-sounding man and boy in military fatigues<p>An extremist suspected to be British and a young English-speaking boy have appeared in a new Islamic State propaganda video that appears to show …

48 Things Men Hear In A Lifetime (That Are Bad For Everyone)

Watch 70 years of "be a real man" in under two minutes.<p>We recently published a video titled, 48 Things Women Hear In A Lifetime (That Men Just Don't), in order to show how subtly sexist messaging begins at a very young age and then never, ever ends.<p>Little girls are told not to be bossy; teens and …

The City Where 100% Of Women Say They've Been Harassed On Public Transportation

<i>This story was originally published on December 28, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.</i><p>Catcalling. Whistling. Being followed. Inappropriate touching. And sometimes, …

48 Things Women Hear In A Lifetime (That Men Just Don't)

Watch 80 years of subtle sexism in under two minutes.<p>Don't be a slut, but definitely don't be too prude. Don't be so emotional, but don't be a cold-hearted bitch. Prioritize your family over your career, but are you <i>sure</i> you want to be a stay-at-home mom?<p>Throughout our lives, women hear insidious, …

X Factor's Simon Cowell Reveals He Feared For Baby Son Eric's Safety After Burglary At His Home

Simon Cowell has said he feared for the safety of his baby son Eric when a burglar broke into his home.<p><b>READ MORE:</b>Thieves Raid Simon Cowell's £10m …

The X-Factor

5 Christmas Songs That Will Add A Dash Of Sexism To Your Holidays

Baby, it may be cold outside, but please respect my boundaries, OK? 🎅🎄<p>'Tis the season to spend time with family, reflect on the past year and listen to (subtly offensive) holiday music.<p>While it's always fun to blast holiday cheer into your home during the winter months, there are a few outdated …

'X Factor' Contestant Louisa Johnson Reveals 'Creepy' Twitter Messages From Fan With A Foot Fetish

‘X Factor’ singer Louisa Johnson has admitted she was left unsettled after receiving a slew of messages from an over-excited fan, who had a foot …

The X-Factor

Drugs boss who said he 'only employs beautiful women' guilty of sexism

'Red lipstick, heels - good... wearing a dress - excellent': David Noakes guilty of sex discrimination after personal assistant takes him to tribunal<p>The boss behind a banned cancer "wonder drug" has been found guilty of sex discrimination after writing "Red lipstick, heels - good" on his personal …

Simon Cowell interrupts live filming of The X Factor to respond to the Paris attacks

Simon Cowell interrupted the live recording of The X Factor, Saturday night, to comment on the Paris attacks that took place on Friday.<p>The music …

Teen Victim Of Jared Fogle Sex Scandal Comes Forward

Analissa was 14 years old when she met Russell Taylor and started spending time at his Indianapolis home with other teens, where she says they hung out, drank alcohol that Taylor bought, and would frequently sleep over.<p>Two years later, Analissa now knows that Taylor, who was former Subway pitchman …

Fake-Penis Woman Gets 8 Years In Prison After Duping Female Pal

"You were so convincing in your cruel deception," judge says.<p>If you impersonate a man to have sex with a woman, be prepared to pay the price.<p>Gayle Newland, who duped a female pal by using a fake penis during blindfolded sex with her, was sentenced Thursday to eight years behind bars, the Liverpool …