US allies express dismay at ‘appalling’ Supreme Court decision to scrap abortion rights

US allies express dismay at ‘appalling’ Supreme Court decision to scrap abortion rights

London CNN — Several of the United States’ Western allies responded with anger and dismay after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, condemning the decision as “horrific,” “appalling” and “a big step backwards.” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the move “clearly has a massive impact on people’s thinking around the world,” … Read more

UN warns of rape and sexual violence against women and children in Ukraine

UN warns of rape and sexual violence against women and children in Ukraine

CNN — The United Nations has called for the increasing reports of rape and sexual violence against Ukrainian women and children during the Russian invasion of the country to be independently investigated. Sima Bahous, executive director of UN Women, a United Nations entity dedicated to advancing gender equity and the empowerment of women, called for … Read more