The study titled "My Body is My Own" lists attacks on women in 57 countries, ranging from rape to forced sterilisation to virginity tests and genital mutilation.
UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms blueprint to achieve gender equality adopted 25 years ago.
We look at whether the United Nations –– which has continued to elect a male as its secretary general for the last 75 years –– has been able to make progress on the goal of gender equality and women's rights.
Equality Now files joint petition with local partner at African rights court against Tanzanian government after years of campaigning unsuccessfully for the ban to be lifted.
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.
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