Society

In Mexico, lack of resources aggravates impunity in gender crimes
Less than half of femicides result in convictions in the country, research group Impunidad Cero says
England, Wales more ethnically mixed and less religious
For people of Asian ethnicity, the numbers who stated an Indian, Pakistani or Bangladeshi heritage all rose
French hand over unlicensed weapons to police
Rifles, handguns, ammunition, even knives and grenades, have been handed in at 300 collection points across France
Women across Latin America march against violence
Victims of rape and mothers of women and girls killed across Mexico took to loudspeakers to demand an end to gender violence
Taliban's treatment of women may be crime against humanity: UN experts
The treatment may amount to 'gender persecution' under the Rome Statute to which Afghanistan is a party
LGBTQ+ Icelanders face new form of abuse: barking
Recent incidents involving the insulting gesture have raised fears of an upswing in anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment in liberal Iceland
Gay people in Qatar prepare warily for World Cup
Qatari organisers warned visitors against public displays of affection but say that everyone, no matter their sexual orientation, is welcome at the event
Qatar risks own goal on worker rights
The country has rejected demands for a $440 million fund to compensate workers for labour rights abuses
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