In the past 30 years, the island state has reduced the salary gap between male and female workers from 33 percent to 14 percent.
Homelessness has increased 23 percent in the UK due to unaffordable rents and a lack of government action.
Instead of acting as a stabilising force, UN peacekeeping troops have fathered hundreds of children after sexually exploiting local girls as young as 11, leaving them behind without any support, according to a new comprehensive report.
Shiori Ito, 30, has become an outspoken symbol for #MeToo in Japan, where the movement against sexual harassment and abuse has struggled to take hold.
Serie A received criticism and was called 'tone-deaf' for its anti-racism campaign, which featured monkeys painted by artist Simone Fugazzotto as a statement against monkey chants in stadiums.
French activists are expressing their anger towards the government's decision to raise the retirement age to 64.
The student protests in India are the first major signs of local resistance to the Hindu-nationalist policies of the Modi government.
Many Rwandan refugees continue to refuse returning home despite a UN decision to terminate their refugee status. They fear state reprisals but Kigali says only those with 'criminal records' aren't returning.
The bill, which looks all set to become law, will for the first time distinguish citizens of India on the basis of religion.
Marish has been kept as a domestic slave by a family in Hungary for 10 years. A Woman Captured opens up the dark world of modern day slavery behind closed doors.
The challenge thrown to President Macron over his plans for radical pension reform has seen hundreds of thousands take to the streets and key transport services brought to a standstill.
The walkout is the latest test of President Emmanuel Macron's mettle after months of protests from teachers, hospital workers, police and firefighters, capping a year of social unrest triggered by the yellow vest movement.
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