The bill was already approved by Argentina’s Chamber of Deputies and has the support of President Alberto Fernandez, meaning the Senate vote was its final hurdle.
Women are often portrayed simply as victims of war playing a passive role in the conflict. The truth is that they have a far more crucial capacity in determining the fate of a conflict.
The US midterm elections, which is just days away, marks two years since the presidential elections. A record number of women are running for office increasing their chances of a win and offering a welcome break from the status quo.
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.
As the world is celebrating International Women's Day, Tunisian women's rights activists feel they still have a long way to go, despite being recognised as pioneers of gender equality in the Arab world.
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