According to UN Women, even before the blast, Lebanon had one of the world's lowest rates of women in the workforce, with less than one in three in paid employment.
Sexual abuse in the humanitarian sector has become widespread and systemic with little recognition of the problem. It's time to lift the lid.
The UN women's rights panel has asked information within six months on rapes and sexual violence against Rohingya women and girls by Myanmar security forces.
The gulf country, which has a history of gender segregation, was elected into the commission that aims to promote women's rights.
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