"According a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
Statisticians have tallied the number women working in parliaments around the world and ranked countries from highest to lowest. So how did Europe do?
Recent developments in the news have shown that equal rights and opportunities for women, let alone basic respect for their bodies, is a battle that has yet to be won, even in what we thought were mor
Lauded as the world leader in gender parity, Iceland is reaping the harvest of a decades-long struggle to give women a fairer deal.
_Insiders_ talks to Virginija Langbakk, Director of the European Institute for Gender Equality. How is Europe doing on gender parity?
Thorgerdur Einarsdóttir is a professor of gender studies at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik.
Fríða Rós Valdimarsdóttir heads the Icelandic Women's Rights Association. She believes the battle for equal rights is far from won, even in Iceland.
Hanna Björg Vilhjálmsdóttir teaches gender studies to high school students. She says sensitization to gender discrimination helps them become happier adults.
Margrét Pála Ólafsdóttir founded a method aiming at empowering girls from playschool age
Andrés Ingi Jónsson is a MP for the green-left party at the Icelandic Parliament, or Althingi.
The Scandinavian island ranks first in the World Economic Forum's gender equality report. So what is Iceland doing right?
Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir, head of the Reykjavík Police Department in Iceland, thinks women are key for the police to better serve the community.
A controversial proposal to outlaw boys being circumcised in Iceland has been slammed by religious leaders across Europe.
The Icelandic composer was discovered at his Berlin apartment.
Some of Iceland's young claim attitudes to sex are being shaped by pornographic material.
A statement, signed by 65 clergywomen, also described 64 accounts of gender-based discrimination and violence from women priests working in the national church
Iceland’s new law requires companies to prove they’ve closed the gender pay gap.
Euronews readers have selected their personalities of the year in sport, culture, space, business, EU and innovation.
Euronews wants your say on who should be one of several personalities of the year—in fields including space, innovation, culture, business and sport.
A left-leaning coalition may have more luck forming a government.
Mood on the Nordic island favours change after a year of disappointment and distrust