Education and childcare have fallen to women who are also struggling financially or at risk of violence in the home.
World championships medallist found dead at home after she was stabbed, allegedly by her husband: Athletics Kenya.
While 60 percent Indian women are anaemic as they eat last and the least, rising hunger hits the marginalised most.
US Supreme Court is poised to hear case challenging Roe v Wade, setting up a ‘critical’ moment on access to abortion.
Goran Hansson says prizes must go to ‘those most worthy’ but laments historic lack of female Nobel laureates.
Acting foreign minister appeals to the world for good relations but avoids making firm commitments on girls’ education.
Female politicians forced to flee following the Taliban takeover arrive in Greece as they plan to relocate to the West.
It feels as though we are experiencing an epidemic of violence against women, but it has always been this way.
Women’s rights groups welcomed judge’s decision but warn it could be overturned by conservative-held Supreme Court.
Retired player Lisa De Vanna says she saw abuse towards younger female players and authorities protecting abusers.
Tamil Nadu second Indian state to enshrine ‘right to sit’ in law, citing health risks for retail workers – mostly women.
Female candidates disappointed in polls where turnout for election of 30 Shura Council members was at 63.5 percent
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