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'Buckle up:' New IMF chief vows 'relentless' focus on gender equality

Category: Gender in the world
2019-10-17

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday vowed to fight for greater gender equality at the global lender and around the world

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Trio wins economics Nobel for fighting poverty

Category: Events
2019-10-15

French-American Duflo becomes only the second female economics winner in the prize's 50-year history

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Booker Prize: Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share award

Category: Women and Culture
2019-10-15

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have been named the joint winners of the 2019 Booker Prize after the judges broke their rules by declaring a tie.

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Robert De Niro Accused of Gender Discrimination by Ex-Employee

Category: Gender in the world
2019-10-04

Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro has been accused of gender discrimination and fostering an abusive working environment for women in a $12 million lawsuit filed by an ex-employee

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Kept awake by worries, Melinda Gates pledges $1 billion to women's rights

Category: Gender in the world
2019-10-04

Money will fund partners who pursue innovative approaches to expanding women's power and influence

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In first, Saudi women to be enlisted in army

Category: Gender in the world
2019-10-04

Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to join the army as soldiers for the first time in yet another step to empower females in the country

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Moroccan journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

Category: Gender in the world
2019-10-01

A Moroccan journalist has been sentenced to a year in prison for premarital sex and having an abortion, in a case activists say is part of a crackdown on critical reporters

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Qandeel Baloch: Brother of murdered social media star jailed

Category: Gender based violence
2019-09-27

The brother of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch has been jailed for life, three years after her murder

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Australia's most populous state revamps law on abortions

Category: Gender in the world
2019-09-27

Legislators in Australia's most populous state voted on Thursday to decriminalise abortion after a fractious debate that threatened to divide the conservative government of New South Wales

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