Japanese women are running for parliament in record numbers, but face many obstaclesMon, Jul. 15, 2019
When anti-nuclear activist Junko Isogai ran for office in Japan’s northern Niigata region, it had an awkward dimension: not just stump speeches and chats with constituents, but entertaining potential backers.
Toxic employers face jail as South Korea tackles workplace bullyingMon, Jul. 15, 2019
After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired and sued for defamation by her employer.
African leaders to launch 'historic' free trade dealMon, Jul. 8, 2019
African nations will officially launch a landmark trade agreement at an African Union summit in Niger on Sunday.
Pussy Riot performing in Alabama to protest 'ridiculous' abortion banSun, Jul. 7, 2019
The Russian collective Pussy Riot will perform in Alabama on Thursday, a sold-out concert to raise money for women's rights groups in light of the state's recent passage of a near-total ban on abortion.
Amazon's Bezos finalizes divorce with $38 bn settlement: reportSat, Jul. 6, 2019
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos finalized their divorce Friday to the tune of a $38-billion settlement, Bloomberg News reported.
With new album, Elza Soares celebrates status as an 'incredible woman'Wed, Jun. 26, 2019
With new album, Elza Soares celebrates status as an 'incredible woman'.
Cuba decides to scrap same-sex marriage law in new constitution: officialWed, Jun. 26, 2019
Cuba will leave out of its new constitution changes that would have paved the way for legal same-sex marriage.
France vs Nigeria: Les Bleues aiming to beat the Super Falcons and top the group undefeatedMon, Jun. 17, 2019
After France secured a spot in the Women’s World Cup last 16, head coach Corinne Diacre has upped the stakes for “Les Bleues”.