Global Quickies: Young Ecuadorian Atheist Gets Lectured, Detained Mothers, and What It Takes to Be a Scientist
A strange survey covering five west European countries finds that 67% of Europeans think women don’t have what it takes to become top-tier scientists. But what exactly were they asking and how?
“Two new mothers who were detained and abused in a Kenyan hospital for not paying their maternity bills have won compensation in a landmark court ruling that campaigners hope will put a stop to the widespread practice.”
“A 63-year-old man, originally from Denmark, was charged with sexual assault as well a crimes under sections of the Medicines Act after 21 clitorises were found in his freezer.”
A 16 year-old contestant on Ecuador’s Got Talent gets lectured by the judges for not believing in god.
“In his first major initiative, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has announced a A$100m ($70m, £46m) domestic violence prevention package.”
“Malawi government has vehemently rejected a push by the UN human rights council to legalise same sex relationships and abolish death penalty in Malawi.”
Featured image: L’Oreal Women in Science survey