"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Central African Republic
Femicide is essential to genocide.
A group of 43 women dressed to depict “La Llorona” or “The Weeping Woman” took part in a street theatre performance in Mexico City on Saturday, designed to act as a poignant reminder of a tragic…
Babies are among the victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), campaigners claim, reflecting a growing trend of younger girls being targeted.
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What could drive a mother to douse her own daughter in petrol and set her alight?
The country's lower house has passed a bill decriminalising some forms of domestic violence. It will make battery of a relative a civil and not criminal offence when the victim suffered no serious har
The Russian parliament’s lower house the Duma has overwhelming backed a draft law that would ease some penalties for domestic violence.
The German government has approved new legislation that will force companies to be more transparent about salaries paid to male and female employees.
The new police unit are looking for six perpetrators of non-European appearance in relation to the New Year's Eve attacks against 18 women.
A state minister in India dismisses claims of sexual assaults in Bengaluru as young men copying western behaviour and clothing
French President Francois Hollande has taken the unusual step of pardoning a woman who killed her husband after enduring decades of
Authorities in Berlin say they have arrested the man suspected of kicking a woman down a flight of stairs in an underground station in the German capital.
A spokesman for the governor of Kandahar says the women were in charge of searching female travellers at Kandahar airport.
The UN is kicking off two weeks of actions to raise awareness of the large-scale cost to societies of psychological, physical and sexual violence against women and…
Turkey’s governing AK Party is withdrawing a controversial bill on underage marriage.
Opposition and rights groups have said the legislation could allow men accused of sexually abusing girls to avoid punishment.
Mukhtaran Mai dedicated campaigner for women's rights
As Iraqi forces close in on the militant-held city of Mosul, a support centre for women and girls in Dahuk is gearing up to receive women and girls who have been held captive and sexually…
MEPs have decided that two Yazidi women are the winners of the EU’s annual human rights prize.
The horror of life in the clutches of ISIL has been described by a 12-year-old girl, one of a group of Eritrean female captives of the extremists to have been freed by pro-government forces in…