Lifting weights heavier than themselves, the group of around 20 women are flexing their muscles in a country where sport has long been the domain of men.
Global Gender Gap report highlights stark difference between Rwanda and US in female empowerment. Women in Rwanda earn 88 cents for every dollar men do. In the United States, it's just 74 cents.
The two women, who allegedly murdered the North Korean leader's half-brother, deny carrying out the killing.
Police arrested 20 members of a village council for instructing a man to rape a 17-year-old girl to avenge the rape of his sister.
A life without colour, women who lived in Mosul when it was controlled by the group say. They were largely confined to their homes, not allowed to attend universities and forced to don face veils andblack clothing, residents share.
The murder of women in Mexico usually go unsolved with activists saying police do little. Seven women are murdered each day in Mexico, the National Citizen Femicide Observatory said.
Artwork on huts in Makwatsha village caught the attention of the local French centre's director who invited the women to exhibit in France. Sales from the paintings and tourists are helping the women earn for the village.
Women appear on screens across Afghanistan reading news. But at Zan TV, launched earlier this year, they are the decision makers driving its content.
The summit, which is under the motto "Inspiring women: scaling up women's entrepreneurship", had guests such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde.
Asking whether the hijab oppresses or empowers women are the wrong questions to ask. Instead, we need to ask: how is oppression or empowerment a product of specific histories, and political, social, global, and economic conditions?
Women protested against sexual harassment, discrimination, and inequality, highlighting that "women's rights are human rights."
Protesters used art and civil disobedience to draw attention to the wide range of problems women face - from FGM to domestic violence to the gender pay gap.
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