Projects cited in the manual include an action plan for five war-torn and post-conflict nations – Afghanistan, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia and the Palestinian Territories – building in targets for women's rights and empowerment.
The first female mayor of Rome, in a bid to stem the city's debt, has threatened to close the venerable International Women’s Home. Her move puts a big question mark over a treasure trove of feminist work.
Amsterdam's renowned Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra's chief conductor Daniele Gatti has been fired after several women came forward with accusations of assault.
The right to drive is a small, yet significant victory, even though several leading activists are still behind bars.
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize, is reported to be back in her native Pakistan for the first time since she was attacked in 2012 by the Taliban for promoting education for girls.
Court filings made public this week reveal that women working at the company in US-based technical jobs filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016.
Women in Barcelona say they have been suffering from toxic masculinity for decades. In a series of portraits, we take a deeper look into their lives.
The #MeToo movement is making strides in the US, but there is no such movement for the vast majority of women around the world. From equality in the home to safe public spaces for women, the fight for equality is far from won.
Demonstrations and rallies are being held across several countries as the world celebrates International Women's Day with the theme #PressforProgress.
'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' declared big winner at the Bafta awards in a ceremony dominated by women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality.
On February 6, 1918, the Representation of the People Bill became law, giving women the same voting rights as men, a major step that put Britain far ahead of nations such as France and Switzerland.
The Dawoodi Bohra, a Muslim sect thought to number up to 2 million worldwide, considers the age old ritual known as khafd to be a religious obligation. Now, however, activists are speaking up.
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