In the next three months, 648 are in their last trimester or expected to give birth, the United Nations Population Fund said.
A new report finds that ethnic minority workers, particularly women, are more likely to be in insecure work than their white counterparts.
Uneducated middle-aged women from poor communities get trained to build solar panels and batteries to create power and jobs in their communities.
Through five stories, narrated in Finland, India, Mexico, Spain and the USA, Intimate Battles follows the road of resilience and reinvention of the protagonists who survived domestic violence.
Thousands march through Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, London, and more rally in Guatemala and Honduras to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
The Taliban has introduced a new TV guideline that calls for Afghan networks to cease broadcasting shows that do not comply with religion and Afghan values.
Over the past decade, Iran has shifted its population policy from providing family planning and access to contraception to limiting women's access to sexual and reproductive health care.
The Turkish public holiday commemorates Ataturk’s proclamation of the new Republic of Turkey on October 29, 1923.
Abeer Jebril, a Palestinian artist, portrays ballerinas in pain to raise awareness of the social and political difficulties of Gaza women amid conflict.
The last Taliban regime from 1996 to 2001 saw women brutally suppressed, as well as music banned and the destruction of artworks and heritage, including dynamiting ancient statues of the Buddha.
It was the latest troubling sign that the Taliban are restricting women’s rights as they settle into government, just a month since they overran the capital of Kabul.
"There is space for discussion and engagement on human rights issues, including women and minorities rights," says UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi after having talks with Taliban officials during his visit to Afghanistan.
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