One of the major obstacles that women face in the realisation of their rights globally is the abuse and harassment they experience at work and in global supply chains.
We celebrate the women who are an inspiration in Europe today.
The resignation comes just two weeks before the ceremony and amid controversy around the new film by Roman Polanski being nominated for awards.
To mark International Women and Girls in Science Day Euronews has taken a look at six women in science and technology that are making a difference today.
2 out of 3 women journalists worldwide say they have been threatened or harassed online at least once. A new app is there to help them.
The report finds that, despite the gap having closed in recent years, progress is slowing – last year it was estimated that it would be 202 years until full parity was achieved.
It was all about showing the home is not the exclusive domain of women, one participant said.
Will French women actually benefit from the new pension system and what can we learn from the examples of other European countries? Euronews answers.
As the world enters a new decade, the attitudes that normalise and legitimise sexual violence and oppression of women and girls, and assign to them rigid, stereotypical roles, remain far from fictional in January 2020.
Embarassed lawmakers in Estonia voted 44 to 42 to remove Mart Helme as interior minister, but the motion failed because it required 51 votes to pass.
Out of the 3,000 cases of sexual assault reported, more than 1,500 involved non-consensual touching of a sexual body part and 235 non-consensual penetration. Nearly all were filed by women.
We asked the people of Brussels what they think should be the policy priority of the new commission for the first 100 days: unemployment, migration, climate change, or gender equality - find out which issue came out top.
In Strasbourg, MEPs voiced their opinions on what they believed to be the most important priority of the incoming Commission.
Far from being a safe haven where diverse voices can be heard and respected, new media platforms are often reflecting the worst prejudices of the older media when it comes to minorities - including women.
"The EU continues its snail’s pace when it comes to gender equality progress", report says
Social and international news coverage was awash with women’s faces daubed in green and red face paint and proudly holding Iranian flags aloft.
The range also offers a choice of hair length, style, and skin tone, while featuring a more ambiguous body shape.
The Women As Partners In Progress International Conference in Jordan showcased key initiatives for gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa region.
The death of a female football fan has raised fresh concerns over the freedom of women inside the country.
Most countries in the world limit the economic opportunities of women by law. More than 100 countries even exclude women in particular from obtaining certain jobs. There are 18 countries, where it is legal for men to forbid their wives to work at all.
The trainee volunteer fire brigade in the village is comprised of only girls, with the youngest firefighter, Maja Golasz aged just two and a half.
Von der Leyen used her speech to MEPs to appeal to the votes she still needed. Now that she's been approved in a narrow victory, these groups are both excited and sceptical about if she will follow through with her promises.
As part of her pitch, von der Leyen has promised a gender-equal commission and said she wants Europe to be the first "climate-neutral" continent.
The UK parliament on Tuesday backed amendments that would compel the government to extend same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland and liberalise abortion if the country is unable to re-establish its own devolved government by October 21.
Megan Rapinoe, the women's football star whose two penalties against Spain earned the United States their place in Friday’s world cup quarter-final against France, as just as unassailable off the pitch.
Several studies have suggested that when it comes to being environmentally conscious, there is a green gender gap.