Record number of women to contest Japan elections
This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will help attract female voters.
Reps task govt on inequality faced by Nigerian women
Reps task govt on inequality faced by Nigerian women.
Tanzanians react as president tells women to 'set ovaries free', have more babies to boost economy
President John Magufuli urged Tanzania's women to "set your ovaries free" and bear more children as a way to help boost the economy into a regional powerhouse, a step critics said would instead worsen inequality and poverty.
Women's football fails to heal America's divisions
Women's football fails to heal America's divisions.
Women nominated for EU’s top jobs
EU leaders have finally nominated candidates for the blocs top jobs and for the first time women are set to be at the helm of the European Central Bank and Commission. Christine Lagarde is set to take over for Mario Draghi at the ECB and Germany’s Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been put forward to lead the European Commission.
FIFA accused of failing Afghan sexual abuse victims
While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note.
'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York
A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials.
Women's World Cup 2019: How Jamaican football got its groove back
Women's World Cup 2019: How Jamaican football got its groove back.