Activists condemn public caning of 2 lesbians in Malaysia

The public caning of two women convicted of attempting lesbian sex in a conservative Malaysian state on Monday has sparked outrage among activists and civil society groups. The caning sentences on the women, aged 32 and 22, were carried out┬ábefore some 100 people at the Syariah High Court in Terengganu, a state led by orthodox … Continue reading Activists condemn public caning of 2 lesbians in Malaysia

Activists in Mumbai demand employment for female mortuary workers

Activists in Mumbai, India are complaining about the scarcity of women morgue workers after fifteen positions were advertised and no female candidate showed interest. According to a report from┬áMumbai Live, women are not interested in taking up positions as autopsy assistants or morgue attendants. Only two women in Mumbai are working as autopsy assistants in … Continue reading Activists in Mumbai demand employment for female mortuary workers