Tags : Women

Asia

Turkey quits European treaty on violence against women

President Tayyip Erdogan pulled Turkey out of an international accord designed to protect women, the government said on Saturday, prompting protests and criticism from those who said it was necessary to tackle rising domestic violence, reported Reuters. The Council of Europe accord, called the Istanbul Convention, pledged to prevent, prosecute and eliminate domestic violence and […]Read More

South

60 women’s Facebook accounts hijacked to offer sexual services

SURAT THANI: Sixty women in several villages of this southern province have complained with local police that their Facebook accounts were hacked and their pictures were posted with claims that they were selling sex. The women filed complaints at the Chai Buri police station in Chai Buri district on Saturday and Sunday. Some of them […]Read More

News

Two Thai women in hospital after COVID-19 virus DNA found

Two Thai women have been hospitalized for observation after traces of COVID-19 were found in their system, despite the fact that they were cleared of infection during their 14-days in state quarantine, prior to going home. Disease Control Department chief Dr. Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoenchai assured, however, that these cases are not regarded as the start of […]Read More

Asia

Think-Tank: Indonesia Needs to Watch Out for Women Playing Larger

Indonesian police and military members should guard against women taking a more active role in potential terrorist attacks by Muslim extremists – as seen in Surabaya in 2018 and in Sri Lanka earlier this month – a Jakarta-based think tank said in a report published Monday. Suicide bombings carried out in Sri Lanka on Easter […]Read More

Asia

Saudi women will now be informed of divorce by text

PanARMENIAN.Net – In a country where women are still limited by the judicial system in many ways, a new regulation taking effect on Sunday, January 6 will see to some power being given to wives divorced by their husbands, Sputnik International reports. Saudi Justice Ministry has reportedly issued a leaflet announcing the new measures, which […]Read More

North

OB/GYN May Have Sexually Abused Dozens: Lawyer

NAKHON SAWAN — Upward of 50 women have accused a gynecologist of sexually abusing them in the central province of Nakhon Sawan, an attorney representing them said Wednesday. Attorney Saranya Wangsookcharoen said scores of women have come forward with claims that Chakkaphong Leelaporn assaulted them at his clinic after a 29-year-old woman accused him of […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Thai busker arrested for masturbating in front of female tourists

There’s a sliding scale of busker appreciation/annoyance that ranges from “talented violinist” to “hippies playing acoustic Nirvana” to the ugly world of mimes. If you’re wondering, however, where the scale bottoms out, we can safely say it’s with this Chiang Mai busker, who was arrested after CCTV cameras caught him masturbating in front of a […]Read More

Asia

Indonesian Police Hunt Suspects in Trafficking of Women, Girls into

After arresting four suspects in June, Indonesian authorities are hunting for additional members of a suspected human-trafficking ring that allegedly sent at least a dozen women and girls to China, a police official said Thursday. Brig. Gen. Dedi Prasetyo, spokesman of the national police, said the four people, including a Chinese national, were arrested in […]Read More