"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Student protesters in South Korea show their anger over a Japanese government-funded foundation to support “comfort women” – females who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime…
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The equal pay debate between elite male and female athletes gathered more momentum this week when players from the Women’s US football team filed a
World Number 1 Novak Djokovic believes men
should fight for more money because "we have much more spectators at the men's tennis matches."
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Emine Erdogan has called the harem of Ottoman sultans a "school" preparing women for life, according to local media.
When it comes to defending the rights of women, and empowering them in society, a large part of the struggle is over the image portrayed in the
The UN began celebrating International Women's Day on 8 March during International Women's Year in 1975
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Michelle Payne delivered a message to “chauvinistic” members of Australia’s horse-racing community as she became the first female jockey to win the
A judge in the US state of Kentucky jailed an official on Thursday for repeatedly refusing to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples. Country
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Female scientists have taken to Twitter in sarcastic response to a scientist’s sexist speech.
Sir Tim Hunt resigned from his post at University
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, one of the Kardashian-Jenner socialite clan, made Twitter history by getting more than one million followers
Policies to encourage men to be more active parents would help reduce the EU’s gender pay gap, a UN report claims.
Latest figures from Eurostat