Women accounting for half of the Hollywood royalty are admitted to the Oscars-awarding film academy this year, the body says, with Lady Gaga among those to be invited.
The perception of embroidery is changing thanks to artists who use it to challenge stigmas surrounding women's bodies.
Women should not be afraid of making mistakes as these become lessons for betterment, and they should also not put limits to their education.
A study says many millennial women hand over control of their financial affairs to their spouses because they find other responsibilities more urgent.
Captain Marvel hits the big screen as she becomes the first female superhero to have her own movie in the Marvel franchise.
Nawal el-Moutawakel, first Muslim woman to win Olympic gold in 1984, is now an influential member of the International Olympic Committee.
Anya Shrubsole's six-wicket hail against India in the World Cup final will now be included in the Lord's honours board
Fawzia Koofi is one of the two Afghan women attending talks with the Taliban and has no plans to cower before them.
Mariam Khan hopes people will see that Muslim women are not under a 'monolithic, single story narrative', and their voices and stories concerning their faith should be heard.
Camille Pepin composes her tunes in a world completely dominated by male counterparts.
Directors have given girl power a firm place at this year's Berlin film festival.
It was conceived as a defiant response to Valentine's Day – a statement that traditional romantic love is not the only kind worth honouring.
A far-right party won representation in a Spanish regional parliament since dictator Fransico Franco in 1975.
The article describes a practice called 'gyaranomi' or drinking parties that male participants pay women to attend.
The four working women, who look upon it as a religious obligation, say they have more time to pursue their careers or hobbies.
Only one film out of the 21 in the running for the Golden Lion top prize is by a woman.
The manual is derived from four years of work to place gender equality at the heart of the country's international agenda.
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.
Article 41.2 of Ireland's constitution appears to dissuade Irish women from full-time employment.
Varda has become an icon for the #MeToo and Time's Up movements.
Many leading figures at the Sundance Film Festival called for more participation by women in the film industry.
The activists had been campaigning for the right to drive.
"Girls of the Sun" is replete with feminist themes.
Sarah Mullally was installed as the 133rd Bishop of London at St Paul's Cathedral.