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.
Campaign "#WomenForJustice" demands reproductive rights and a reform to the justice system for women who are victims of violence and murders in Peru.
The new unit will tackle violence against women across the country, which in recent years has recorded tens of thousands of such cases.
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.
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.
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.
The number of co-workers admitting to being in an office romance in America has fallen after cases of women being sexually harassed came forward against prominent men. Experts say the move will make relationships more "romantic."
Global Gender Gap report highlights stark difference between Rwanda and US in female empowerment. Women in Rwanda earn 88 cents for every dollar men do. In the United States, it's just 74 cents.
In a sweeping new sexual misconduct investigation, New York Times reported that several male models have accused famed photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino of unwanted advances and coercion.
In an event held for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says violence against women is "betrayal to humanity.”
A government health survey in Uganda shows about 56 percent of women aged between15 and 29 have experienced physical violence.
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