"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"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
Iberia announced on Monday that it will stop requiring pregnancy tests from women who apply to work for the Spanish airline.
Campaigners have hit out over an African president’s vow to prevent pregnant girls from returning to school.
A coalition of NGOs claim the ban in
The rules state that women are only allowed to wear one-piece or two-piece bathing suits
The Greens senator made headlines in May this year as the first woman to breastfeed within Federal Parliament
A multi-faith five-judge bench said it will look at whether the practice is "fundamental" to the right to Islam, according to local reports.
Larissa Waters, senator for Queensland in the Australian Senate, has made history by becoming the first mother to breastfeed in the Senate chamber.
Every two hours during the night Małgorzta Tomczyk gets up to rub ointment into her son’s skin to prevent it drying and cracking up.
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.