#Laws

  • Article: All Non-Consensual Sex Considered Rape Under Spain’s New Law

    All Non-Consensual Sex Considered Rape Under Spain’s New Law

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 5, 2020

    The "only yes means yes" law aims to ban all sexual violence in the country. Read more

  • Article: California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 6, 2020

    Policies that ban afros, braids, twists, and locks are now illegal. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Unveiled 'Landmark' Laws Against Domestic Abuse

    Britain Just Unveiled 'Landmark' Laws Against Domestic Abuse

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 22, 2019

    Domestic abusers damage millions of lives and cost the UK billions every year. Read more

  • Article: Sharing Food With Homeless People Is Now Protected by First Amendment

    Sharing Food With Homeless People Is Now Protected by First Amendment

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 28, 2018

    We should all feel free to share meals with those in need. Read more

  • Article: India Court Strikes Down Law Used to Arrest Anyone Who Is Poor or Homeless

    India Court Strikes Down Law Used to Arrest Anyone Who Is Poor or Homeless

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 9, 2018

    Panhandling is no longer a crime in New Delhi. Read more

  • Article: France Outlaws Catcalling Women in Public After Paris Café Assault

    France Outlaws Catcalling Women in Public After Paris Café Assault

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Joanna Prisco|Aug. 2, 2018

    The vote came after a woman was attacked outside a Paris café. Read more

  • Article: Palestine Is the Latest Middle Eastern State to Repeal ‘Marry-Your-Rapist’ Law

    Palestine Is the Latest Middle Eastern State to Repeal ‘Marry-Your-Rapist’ Law

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 10, 2018

    It joins Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, and others. Read more

  • Article: India Introduces Death Penalty For Child Rapists

    India Introduces Death Penalty For Child Rapists

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 23, 2018

    Decision follows weeks of outrage over two high-profile assault cases. Read more