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Baby found buried alive highlights India’s battle to protect girls

A couple found the 5-day-old inside a pot several feet deep in a grave.

First female referee to officiate Super Cup not afraid of intense...

Stephanie Frappart says its time female referees show they are as good as the men.

Early onset of puberty in girls linked to higher risk of...

Migraine manifests itself by frequent episodes of intense headaches, which can be accompanied by an intolerance to light and noise and even nausea and vomiting.

Female shows take TV by storm

Inspired by the #MeToo movement, Hollywood is improving for women.

Female artists show strength at New York’s Park Avenue fair

New York's Park Avenue fair's push for women for greater appreciation showcased a number of art pieces to give them wider exposure for their work.

One strong woman redefining female beauty for new millennium

This Malaysian international fitness champ working out in high heels says toned women are beautiful, and who’d dare argue?

Thailand’s rebel female Buddhist monks defy tradition

Officially, only men can become monks and novices in Thailand under a Buddhist order that since 1928 has forbidden the ordination of women.

Ministries studying female genital mutilation in Malaysia

Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says Putrajaya 'should do something about it' if the practice is not beneficial.

Asia Pacific accounts for a third of the world’s relaxation-focused beauty...

A huge 87% of urban Chinese females aged 20-49 said that using beauty services was a way of relaxing.

Ethiopia appoints Africa’s only female president

In a unanimous vote, Ethiopian lawmakers picked career diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde, 68, to replace Mulatu Teshome who resigned in unclear circumstances.

New all-female series aims to get women to F1

The idea of an all-female series is not new but has been controversial in the past, with top women racers adamant they want to compete against the men rather than be separated.

Vietnam taps first woman to top leadership as acting president

Thinh will be the acting president until the National Assembly elects a new leader.

Serena tops Forbes list of highest paid female athletes

Serena Williams, who was the only woman on the list the previous year, dropped out of the chart while taking time off to have a baby.

Female FTSE 100 bosses earn US$4 million less than men

A Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and High Pay Centre study suggest men earn 100% more than their female counterparts on average.

Nike Women’s Collections unveils its debut launch, Nike City Ready

The sportswear brand has unveiled Nike City Ready, a new collection from Nike Women which allows female athletes to train and run in style, or simply look good off-duty.

Women pilots fly against cockpit prejudices

Role models remain few and far between for women wanting to enter the cockpit, rather than serve the onboard drinks, despite a huge shortage of pilots worldwide.

Twitter beats back group-bias lawsuit by female engineer

Not winning class certification “is a setback, though not the end of the case,” said Charlotte Garden, a law professor at Seattle University, before the ruling.

US Senate confirms Gina Haspel as new CIA director

The US Senate has confirmed the appointment of Gina Haspel as the first female CIA Director despite her past involvement with torture of terrorists.

American DiCarlo becomes first female UN political chief

Long-serving American diplomat Rosemary DiCarlo was on Wednesday appointed to become the first woman to head UN political affairs, one of the most high-profile positions at the world body.

Study finds female pythons care for their young

Female pythons went around seven months without eating, from the time they mate until after the hatching of their clutch.

Europol names Belgian as first female head

Belgium's Catherine De Bolle pledged to invest more in Europol's capacity to analyse security threats when she was named Thursday as the first woman to head the EU police agency.

Wan Junaidi: Second panda cub is female

The minister says the cub is healthy and being cared for very well by her mother and handlers at Zoo Negara.

French female jihadists should face trial in Syria

French government says if there are legal institutions capable of guaranteeing a fair trial, its citizens arrested in Kurdish-held Syria should be 'judged there'.

Govt to name and shame firms with no women board members

PM Najib Razak says he may also withhold government contracts if these public-listed companies do not oblige with target of 30% women in decision-making positions.