It's the first year McDonald's celebrates International Women's Day this way, and some customers are lovin' it.
Women at Jeddah's Effat University took their first driving lessons on Wednesday, March 7, ahead of the lifting of a ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia.
Thousands of people calling for gender equality marched through central London on Sunday March 4th alongside celebrities, activists and politicians, a century after some British women won the right to vote and ahead of International Women's Day.
Last rehearsals are underway ahead of a performance which will close the annual event dedicated to promoting gender equality
The image was one of four shared by the Iranian president's special assistant for citizens' rights affairs depicting scenes where women were experiencing harassment in the street.
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.
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The turning point for Zahra Khoshnavaz was after last year's deadly earthquake in Tehran. "I asked myself: 'Why die in a quake and not realise your dreams? Why not go to the stadium?' So I decided to go."
The move coincides with the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, which extended voting rights to millions of women over 30.
The General Directorate of Passports had announced two weeks earlier it was looking for female applicants for roles at airports and the country's land borders.
The change would remove the reference to "sons".
For the first time in the 48-year history of the World Economic Forum, the 2018 summit in Davos, Switzerland will be chaired entirely by women
Women promise their resistance to attacks on minorities, immigrants, abortion rights, and the LGBT community will not cease.
While some referenced TV shows with dystopian themes, others reworked song lyrics.
The move came amid a series of reforms aimed at easing gender restrictions in the conservative Muslim country
French actor Catherine Deneuve and about 100 other prominent French women say flirting is not a crime and that the #metoo movement has led to a form of feminism that promotes the "hatred of men and of sexuality".
Equal representation for women at all levels of government must be more than just a fad, writes Barbara Lee
NGO "Free to Run" bringing sports into Afghan womens' lives.
The decision gave more freedom to Saudi women, who are subject to strict gender segregation rules, after the historic lifting of a female driving ban in September
Mark Garnier, a junior international trade minister, also confirmed calling his assistant "sugar tits" - but he told the Mail on Sunday it did not amount to harassment.
French ministers say flirting will be preserved
A series of rallies demanding equal rights for women have been held in cities across Sweden.
In the capital Stockholm, thousands took part in the
There are five percent more women than men in the EU and, on average, they stay in education longer but are still paid 16.3 percent less, according to a new report
The movie mogul is being investigated over an alleged incident in 2013