Violence against women is part of everyday life in India. The state is trying to do more to protect women, but an organization in Pume is taking a different tack: trying to sensitize young men to the problem.
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Protesters have called on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reverse Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention — an accord to end violence against women.
India's vaccination campaign has exposed the country's deep divide between urban and rural populations. In addition, women are also falling behind in the COVID-19 inoculation drive.
Technology has facilitated the sexual exploitation of thousands of women in Egypt. To save others from the same destiny, a young Egyptian man launched an online group dedicated to confronting extorters.
Experts fear that, amid a slow vaccination drive and easing restrictions, the appearance of new variants could spur a devastating third wave. The country is still struggling with a severe shortage in medical supplies.
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