NPO chief executive criticises new marriage law in Iraq
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NPO chief executive criticises new marriage law in Iraq

Chief executive of the Welsh Centre for International Affairs Martin Pollard criticised Iraq’s new marriage law, framing it “a backward step and a sad example of the inequalities that women and girls face throughout the world”. The draft law legalises underage marriage and restrict women’s right on parenting, divorce and inheritance. A spokesman for the … Continue reading

Wales to push for better integration of women in sports
Sport

Wales to push for better integration of women in sports

The Welsh sporting community has reacted angrily to suggestions that women athletes should be steered towards ‘feminine’ activity such as ballet and cheerleading. Recent comments by UK Minister for sport and diversity Helen Grant have caused uproar in the international sports community. Ms Grant spoke at Sochi Winter Olympics, where team GB’s women have won … Continue reading