British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed London's police chief following outrage over her officers' handling of a vigil for Sarah Everard who was allegedly kidnapped and murdered by a member of the same force.
The 20-year-old had been on life support after she was shot by police at a protest in the capital Naypyitaw.
Listed companies with four executives or more must appoint at least one woman to their boards, according to a draft law to be voted on by parliament.
The novel’s sweep, vivid characters and unflinching look at poverty have been compared to the work of Charles Dickens.
Among Democrat Joe Biden's possible choices are Senator Kamala Harris and Senator Amy Klobuchar, both former competitors in the battle for this year's Democratic Party nomination.
Ann Sarnoff becomes the first woman to run one of Hollywood’s most powerful studios in its 96-year history.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte defended his kiss on the lips of a married Filipino woman on stage in South Korea and said he will resign if enough women sign a petition protesting the kiss.
A female entrepreneur in Cameroon ventures into cleaning and cooking snails and ends up making a fortune out of it.
When they will be able to return home is unclear. In the meantime, women, who fled DAESH in Mosul, are organising their makeshift homes to make them more liveable.
The women had received death threats from people who disapproved of their jobs.
The rape and murder of a Japanese woman by a former US marine led to protests against US military presence on Okinawa island.
A Sri Lankan woman standing on a flooded road in the Biyagama neighbourhood and taking a selfie became an instant hit on social media sites.
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