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Peggy Whitson returns to earth after another record-breaking 288 days in outer space

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-06

Her total time in space, 665 days, is now the most cumulative time spent in space by any astronaut — male or female

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Aeroflot gender discrimination case reaches court in Moscow

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-04

Flight attendants claim airline’s campaign to use younger, more attractive staff is latest example of Russia’s ‘war against women’

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Saudi Arabia begins work on bikini-friendly beach resort

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-04

Normally, women in Saudi Arabia are required to cover themselves from head to toe — in July, a woman was arrested after being filmed wearing a miniskirt

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One in five girls and women kidnapped for marriage in Kyrgyzstan - study

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-03

In many cases, the groom will rape his kidnapped bride to prevent her from returning to her family due to shame

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Opium use booms in Afghanistan, creating a ‘silent tsunami’ of addicted women

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-06-27

Tens of thousands of Afghan women, confined to their homes by tradition and often dependent on addicted men, are succumbing, too

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Serbia President names Ana Brnabic its first openly gay and first female Prime Minister

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-16

Serbia's President has nominated the minister Ana Brnabic as Prime Minister, the first woman and first openly-gay politician to occupy the role in the highly conservative Balkan country

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Kakhiani wins gold on home soil at European Fencing Championships

Category: Sport 


2017-06-13

Georgia's Teodora Kakhiani delighted her home fans by taking the women's sabre title on the opening day of the 2017 European Fencing Championships in Tbilisi

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German parliament moves to partially ban the burka

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-28

Members of the lower house of parliament in Germany have approved a law that partially bans the full-face Islamic veil known as the burka.

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Meet the woman who just made American space history

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-04-25

When Peggy Whitson woke up this morning, she broke a record: It's her 535th day in space. And what she misses most about Earth is a good hot shower

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Meet the first Georgian girl studying at the Royal Military Academy in the UK

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2017-04-18

23-year old Jilda Tsurtsumia is the first cadet girl that will continue studying at the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy in the United Kingdom

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