Sandra Muller slammed the verdict as "incomprehensible" and urged women to continue to speak out.
There were scenes of anger on the streets of Quito on Tuesday as pro-abortion protesters clashed with police after Ecuadorian lawmakers voted down a motion that would have eased abortion laws in rape cases.
Women play a key role in fishing and aquaculture, but often their work remains unrecognised and underpaid
Cultural stereotypes are why many women avoid working on large, commercial fishing vessels
Paula Yacoubian represents what some hope is the future of Lebanese politics.
The Women As Partners In Progress International Conference in Jordan showcased key initiatives for gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa region.
A group of women constructed a memorial made of hand-knitted hearts in Mexico City's Alameda park to honour the memory of murdered women.
A migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean has sailed in the shape of a heart to raise awareness about its plight.
As Naples hosted the 2019 Summer Universiade — the 60th anniversary of the international multi-sport event organized for university athletes — Euronews spoke to three women who have made their mark on the competition for different reasons.
How to remove your make up in an eco-friendly way.
Gender balance shows steady improvement in the EU. Tesco warns against no-deal Brexit. Macron forced to get behind a trade deal that's not favourable with French farmers. All this and more in Wednesday's Brief from Brussels.
An Alabama woman was charged with manslaughter over the death of her unborn child after she was shot in a dispute that police said she started.
There's still a taboo for women when it comes to discussing menstrual pain at work or school.
Germany claims a place in quarterfinals after defeating South Africa.
Nineteen-year-old Alina Anisimova is leading a team of young women to build Kyrgyzstan's first satellite.
Women across Switzerland are going on strike on Friday to demand more "pay, time, respect" as the gender pay gap hovers around 20%.
The amount of women elected to the incoming European Parliament will increase overall female representation from 36% to 39%, but many want to see gender parity in the institutions' top positions.
Organisers are hoping the month-long tournament will be a breakthrough event in raising the profile of the women’s game.
A long-awaited report from Canada's national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls will call it a 'Canadian genocide.'
The U.S. Senator was answering a question about the pay gap for minority women when the man interrupted, saying he had a "much bigger idea.”
A St. Louis judge on Friday temporarily blocked Missouri from taking action that would make the state the first in the U.S. since Roe v. Wade to not have a single abortion clinic.
Austria’s president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz’s government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal.
Why is World Menstrual Hygiene Day so important and what can you do to have greener periods each month?
With the help of Indonesian students studying in Egypt, over 1,200 women and children are learning the sport in Cairo which they hope will help them fight ongoing street harassment.
Several hundred women dressed in bunad (Norwegian traditional clothes) took to the streets in Oslo to protest against the closure of several small birthing centres around the country.
Professional sumo wrestling bans women from even setting foot in the ring. But, on Sunday, 61 amateur female wrestlers took part in an annual contest in Fukushima.