Yalla Trappan, a Swedish social enterprise that combines work, inclusion and women’s empowerment started with just six women when it was founded seven years ago.
Efforts to end discrimination that affects half of the European population have fallen through in a European Union dedicated to economic harmonisation.
From Thursday all British forms employing 250 people or more will have to publish by next April the complete gender breakdown of their workers' pay, and will no longer be able to hide the lower rates
Agriculture, food security, sustainable development and the role of women — just some of the topics covered at this year’s Crans Montana Forum which was held in…
International Women’s Day saw demonstrations across America in favour of economic equality and against President Trump’s policies on abortion and healthcare.
A statue of a young girl stands in front of Lower Manhattan’s well-known bronze charging bull, as if to fearlessly stare it down.
International Women's Day marked on Wall Street with a stature of a girl placed in front of the bronze charging bull near the New York Stock Exchange.
Tens of thousands of Europeans have put their name to a petition calling for a far-right Polish MEP to be removed from office.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the daily news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Women in a range of professions around the world talk about their experiences of gender inequality.
British MPs discuss workplace dress codes after petition receives 150,000 signatures
A new online video campaign designed to raise awareness about the issue of pay equality in New Zealand hit the internet on February 15.
She’s the victim of a gripping and extraordinary tale of kidnap that escaping would mean death for either her or the father of her three children.
Following the banishing of bare-breasted women sunbathers from a beach in Buenos Aires, dozens of topless protesters, along with hundreds of fully-clothed supporters have taken to the…
Babies are among the victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), campaigners claim, reflecting a growing trend of younger girls being targeted.
A female-only driving school in Cairo is hoping to motivate more women to get behind the wheel and learn the basics of car maintenance.
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
A Japanese golf club set to host 2020 Olympic tournament said on Wednesday it would not change its membership policy that bars female players becoming regular…
Business Line looks at women's rights in worldwide as millions express concerns their rights will be eroded under the Trump administration.
The Sundance Film Festival is in full swing but at the venue in Park City, Utah the Women’s March filled Main Street as Trump’s inauguration was in everybody’s minds at the…
The day after Donald Trump becomes president of the United States the nation's women lead global protests against
Organisers of the January 21 event are expecting around one million people to march in at least 300 sister events globally.
The German government has approved new legislation that will force companies to be more transparent about salaries paid to male and female employees.
Pope Francis has baptised 28 infants in the Sistine Chapel, telling their mothers to feel free to breastfeed them if they cried.
The Emirati Amal Al Qubaisi is the President of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates – the region’s first female leader of a national assembly and is one of the most influential wo
Niloofar Rahmani was supposed to return to Kabul over the weekend after a much-publicised stint of 15 months' training with the US Air Force
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…
Opposition and rights groups have said the legislation could allow men accused of sexually abusing girls to avoid punishment.
Pope Francis has indefinitely granted to all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, a right previously reserved for bishops or special confessors.