A new World Benchmarking Alliance's Gender Benchmark index shows that the lowest-scoring companies include Urban Outfitters, The Foschini Group (TFG) — the owner of G-Star Raw — and Zhejiang Semir Garment, a Chinese clothing giant.
Aizada Kanatbekova was abducted for marriage in a practice known as bride kidnapping on April 5 and found strangled two days later, with her suspected murderer who had died from seemingly self-inflicted knife wounds.
The #TogetherForHer initiative launched in April by Charlize Theron pledged $500,000 to domestic violence shelters in the US and South Africa. More than 50 female role models joined the campaign.
The UN women’s agency kicks off 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, targeting the often-unpunished crime of rape that afflicts women and girls in every country and has been used as a weapon in conflicts.
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 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.
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