Lockdowns have led to increases in complaints or calls to report domestic abuse in several countries, according to UN data.
Helen Reddy's song "I Am Woman" launched her global stardom in 1972 and she followed it up with a string of hits, such as "Delta Dawn", "Angie Baby" and "Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady."
Since 1994, Belarus has been ruled by President Alexander Lukashenko, who has claimed that that the country does not want a woman president. Amnesty has accused the government of targeting woman involved in politics in "gender-specific ways".
Algerian women bravely waged a battle against colonialism and patriarchy. Today, their legacy continues to inspire a new generation in the struggle for justice.
Hollywood has embraced diversity on-screen, but progress has been much slower off-screen.
Weinstein, who was subdued in his interactions with reporters during the trial's first week, seemed looser as he left the courthouse, proclaiming “It went great today. The lawyers killed it."
Prosecutors paint Harvey Weinstein as a sexual predator who used his clout and power to abuse women for decades.
The four women of LasTesis define the group as "an interdisciplinary collective of women who, through performance, address gender issues from a feminist perspective".
Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 18, was doused in kerosene and set on fire after refusing to withdraw a sexual harassment complaint against the headteacher of the seminary she attended.
The two women accuse Franco and two other men associated with his production company and bogus film school of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, fraud and other wrongdoing.
Kashmiri bodies have always been used as a battleground for Indian forces in the region and the latest move from India comes with the looming threat of further violations.
The Wall Street Journal says the proposed agreement would not affect a criminal case pending against Weinstein in Manhattan, in which he has been charged with rape and other sex crimes. A trial in that case has been scheduled for September.
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