A series of new decrees passed on Friday stipulate that Saudi women will now be able to travel without the permission of men and will be given more control over family matters.
The "Edinburgh Seven" enrolled at university in 1869 but were prevented from graduating and qualifying as doctors after pressure and discrimination from their male peers.
Tempers flared last Friday when women sunbathing topless on the Isar river banks were told off by security guards.
Women in Switzerland went on strike on Friday in a nationwide protest calling for equal pay and an end to discrimination.
How one MP tried to convince others to back lowering Italy's tampon tax: "This does not only concern your wives and children. You will realise when you'll get to 60, I'm speaking to my male colleagues, you'll realise you'll need panty liners for incontinence or prostate problems, think ahead!"
Afghans have taken to social media to condemn the fatal shooting of a former television journalist and parliamentary advisor.
How Georgia pioneered women's rights movement in former Soviet states
A few weeks ago, Luxembourg hosted the first edition of the Stand, Speak, Rise up forum to end sexual violence in fragile environments. A platform designed “to connect stakeholders and survivors”
Viral photo puts Sudan's women protesters in spotlight
How to fight sexism in the #MeToo era? The Council of Europe starts with defining it
NASA has been forced to cancel its first ever all-female spacewalk over limited spacesuit sizes
A ticket will be offered to women today only that costs 21 per cent less than normal - the amount that women are paid less than men in Germany according to EU statistics.
Italy's top court has opened a probe into a sentence by an Ancona appeals court that found the victim in a rape case was "too ugly to be raped".
A leader from Poland's Law and Justice party called a recent LGBT declaration an "attack on children".
As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Mohammad Naciri, a regional director for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, spoke to Euronews about the current state of the women’s rights cause amongst Arab states.
Cyclists from across the world have come to compete in an unsupported ultra-cycling race taking place along Oman’s rugged terrain.
We asked our multinational female staff what they think is most important for them in the fight for gender equality as they celebrate International Women's Day.
To mark International Women's Day, we are shining a light on the female influence behind Euronews.
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This year's official theme is #BalanceforBetter - but there are many unofficial events taking place too.
Denmark, France, Latvia, Luxembourg and Sweden were the only countries which scored 100 in the World Bank index, meaning they gave women and men equal legal rights.
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A recently published letter has sparked a debate over whether "macho" politics is hindering women's rights.
The measure has been decried by pro-choice campaigners and opposition parties as not going far enough.
The calls came after it emerged that both platforms have hosted a Saudi Arabian government app that allowed men to track women’s activity.
The European Parliament agreed a resolution condemning the detention and torture of women activists in Saudi Arabia. Now is the time for action. The world should not turn its back on wrongfully imprisoned women like Eman Al Nafjan.