The parliament of Morocco has unanimously amended an article of the penal code that allowed rapists of underage girls to avoid prosecution by marrying their victims.
CHILE (From Will)
A bill that would allow transgender Chileans to legally change their name and sex without sex reassignment surgery advanced in the country’s Senate.
Scientists in Brazil have discovered the first new river dolphin species since the end of World War One.
Indian village head arrested for ordering gang rape of woman as punishment for dating a man outside of her community.
Female tennis player reaches Australian Open semis, is asked what man she wants to date.
PERU / PHILIPPINES
These two countries have spiders that use insect corpses and jungle trash to build big, spider-shaped decoys in their webs. And they are Amazing.
German candy-makers Haribo have pulled black-faced liquorice off their production line in Sweden after customers complained their design played on racist caricatures.
Featured image: Decoy spider by Lary Reeves