Kathryn Coleman

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Isis: Islamic State executed over 10,000 men, women and children in Syria and Iraq

ISIS has executed more than 10,000 men, women and children in Iraq and Syria since June 2014, it has been reported. The figures from The Syrian …

The Government Will Spend $100 Million To Combat Domestic Violence

Malcolm Turnbull says he wants to change the way we talk about women and gender equality.<p>Accompanied by minister for women Michaelia Cash, Victorian police commissioner Ken Lay and Australian of the year Rosie Batty, Turnbull spoke of several women who have been victims of domestic violence in …

cyber violence report press release

Urgent action needed to combat online violence against women and girls, says new UN report<p><i>Millions affected globally, but most countries still</i> …

Meet the 18 Egyptians, 6 Moroccans and 1 Tunisian that made it onto 'most powerful Arab business women' list

THE EGYPTIAN people’s uprising of 2011 and the subsequent political upheavals in Cairo, Egypt’s women bore the brunt of the violence. Hundreds of …

This Is How Much the 10 Highest-Paid Most Powerful Women Made Last Year

While women across America continue to face a gender wage gap, there is one group of female executives that seems to be doing rather well in the pay …

Why Are There Only 14 Women On Fortune's "40 Under 40" List?

This morning, <i>Fortune</i> announced its newest class of "40 Under 40" (there's not a single repeat from last year). It's a veritable who's who of start-up …

Jessica Alba

Harvard studies: Women don't always prefer leadership positions in business.

In progressive discussions of the gender gap in business leadership, there’s something of a third rail: the idea that maybe, just maybe, women don’t</i> …

Congress Eyes Social Media As ISIS Recruits Western Women

The House Foreign Affairs Committee aims to combat “jihadi girl-power propaganda.”<p>Why might a young Christian woman from Tennessee travel to Syria to join ISIS, embracing an ideology that calls for her own subjugation?<p>Desperate for ways to combat the terror group and its recruitment efforts, U.S. …

ISIS uses rape and sexual violence against women to consolidate its power

ISIS uses the violation of women as a tool to govern, hold territory and fund its operation. Women are captured by the terror group and auctioned off or promised to upcoming recruits. In some rare cases they are rescued by a heroic group of lawyers and activists, but by and large, this system of …

The ISIS Crackdown on Women, by Women

ISIS's all-female brigade and the slowly growing role of female jihadis<p>Reports yesterday that ISIS had mandated female circumcision in the Iraqi city of Mosul quickly went viral and were almost as quickly debunked. The claim that the group now calling itself the Islamic State had issued a fatwa …

The women taking on Isis: on the ground with Iraq's female fighters

“Her story is too long and too sad,” says Alfred Yaghobzadeh. An alert, unnerving eye is all that’s visible in his portrait of a Yazidi woman who was captured by Isis last year, taken through Iraq to Syria and raped repeatedly. Photographed in a makeshift house with no door, she peeks between a …

Middle East

Women wage war on Islamic State - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Women fighters at a Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant base on Mount Sinjar in northwest Iraq, just like their male counterparts, have to be …