A few days ahead of International Women's Day, TRT World spoke to Agi Veres, a senior official at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), who has extensively worked on women empowerment and development.
The four women of LasTesis define the group as "an interdisciplinary collective of women who, through performance, address gender issues from a feminist perspective".
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.
Large rallies took place across Pakistan on International Women's Day. These are some moments from the march in Pakistan's biggest city, Karachi.
Women protests against sexual harassment, discrimination, and inequality, highlight that "women's rights are human rights."
Social media users quick to respond after Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and vice-president and prime minister of the UAE's announcement of the winners.
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year while the 3.8 billion people who make up the world's poorest half saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, says Oxfam in a report.
A journalist who went public with her rape allegation is changing the rules in a country where male privilege dominates culture and consent is a blurred line.
A string of killings across the Arab world should be bigger news and a sign that a lot more needs to be done to protect women who don't conform to narrow expectations.
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.
Women continue to face many hurdles to reach positions of leadership – hurdles that their male counterparts don't. There is now female leadership without fair access.
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.
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