Tag: women’s rights
'Today we are seeing off a great person who dedicated her entire life to women,' South Korean president Moon Jae-in says in a statement.
The 11 activists face charges that include contact with foreign media, diplomats and human rights groups.
The women were detained last summer in a sweeping crackdown on campaigners just before the historic lifting of a decades-long ban on female motorists.
The detained activists have become a symbol of a political crackdown led by Prince Mohammed, even as he opens up the economy and loosens social restrictions.
Feminist Gloria Steinem calls women around the world to speak up and fight for their rights.
Property prices in the three Haryana cities that are closest to Delhi have risen by more than half in the past decade.
Women around the globe celebrated Women's Day by taking a stand against rape and abuse, fighting for gender equality, and promoting peace.
Afzal Kohistani, who was famous for revealing a controversial wedding video in 2012, was shot five times last and died on the spot.
Putrajaya should respond positively to a report on the status of women's rights in Malaysia, say women's rights groups.
#MeToo movement sweeps across South Korea as accusations on powerful men are flooding the country.
Women's rights political party Gabriela denounced Duterte's "repulsive" comments and called for him to resign.
Pressure grows on the deputy prime minister as more activists question the delay in charging a 41-year-old man with sexual grooming and violation of procedures.
The men in Chennai sedated the girl with drugs and then took her to vacant apartments in the block to rape her.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, Malala also questioned Trump's record on women's rights.
London-based Saudi rights group ALQST and exiled activist Manal al-Sharif reported the arrest on Twitter but provided few details.
An abortion ban in place since 1953 will be challenged in South Korea's supreme court this week.
The activists had been campaigning for the right to drive.
Many Irish women have faced problems in their attempt to have an abortion due to the country's strict abortion laws.
The New Zealand women's football team will now receive the same match payments, equal fees on image rights, a similar proportion of tournament prize money, and the same travel arrangements as the men's team.
Just as in any other line of work, female doctors in the US have reported receiving less pay and fewer career opportunities.
Women in Tunisia have more political rights than ever before.
Bulgaria's ruling GERB party withdrew the Istanbul Convention, which combats violence against women, from being ratified in parliament.
The statue of Millicent Fawcett is the first of a woman to stand in Parliament Square.
Female scientists usually receive systematically lower scores on their applications for funding.