Women Suffer Mental & Physical Health Issues Throughout Their Lifetime As A Result Of Domestic Violence – Study

Women Suffer Mental & Physical Health Issues Throughout Their Lifetime As A Result Of Domestic Violence – Study

Women, who are abused by their partner suffer significant physical and mental health problems that persist throughout their lifetime, the first long-term Australian study to investigate the health impacts of intimate partner violence has found. The research, led by the University of Newcastle’s research centre for generational health and ageing, followed 16,761 participants from the […]

In The News: Uterine Fibroid Embolization Helps Restore Fertility

In The News: Uterine Fibroid Embolization Helps Restore Fertility

A minimally invasive treatment can help restore fertility in women with uterine fibroids, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Uterine fibroids, abnormal masses of fiber and muscle tissue in the wall of the uterus, are considered one of the most common causes of infertility and complications related to pregnancy. Previous […]

When Tampons Cause Security Alert At An Egyptian Airport

When Tampons Cause Security Alert At An Egyptian Airport

A woman travelling through Cairo airport may find her sanitary products confuse and alarm security staff. Cairo airport’s security screening starts at the door to the terminal buildings. Only passengers are allowed in. Even before check-in, they have to put their belongings through the large scanners, have their tickets and passports checked and walk through […]

U-turn? Saudi Arabia Detains Rights Activist Who Defied Women’s Driving Ban

U-turn? Saudi Arabia Detains Rights Activist Who Defied Women’s Driving Ban

“Instead of upholding its promise of a more tolerant Saudi Arabia, the government has again shattered any notion that it is genuinely committed to upholding equality and human rights.” –  Samah Hadid, Director of Campaigns at Amnesty International in the Middle-East Responding to news about the re-arrest of Saudi Arabian women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul […]