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 uprising has opened a new-found space for women in Lebanon’s traditionally conservative second city as they lead their own fight for change.
Women protests against sexual harassment, discrimination, and inequality, highlight that "women's rights are human rights."
"Bohemian Rhapsody," ''A Star Is Born" and, most of all, "Black Panther" have all amassed huge sums in ticket sales. But just how many people have seen the film favoured to win best picture — Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" — remains unknown.
In the run-up to Nigeria’s general election, starting this Saturday, more and more organisations are trying to turn the tide and get more women into elective positions.
The decision comes following a campaign launched last year after a five-year-old girl was raped by her uncle which paralysed her from the waist down.
With red carpet being unrolled for this year's Golden Globes, we look at how things have changed since last year's awards which were dominated by the #MeToo movement.
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.
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.
Campaign "#WomenForJustice" demands reproductive rights and a reform to the justice system for women who are victims of violence and murders in Peru.
The 22nd International AIDS Conference is taking place in Amsterdam from July 23 to 27. Thousands of delegates, researchers, campaigners, activists and people living with the virus are attending and hope to bring the disease back into the spotlight.
Akbar al Baker, chosen as the new head of international airlines' trade group, shocked people by suggesting that an airline CEO's job is too tough for a woman. A day later, he apologised.
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